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5G technology harmful or not? SHC seeks response from PTA

The court's notice came during a hearing on a petition seeking a ban on the 5G technology.

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5G technology harmful or not? SHC seeks a response from PTA!

The Sindh High Court (SHC) issued on Monday a notice to the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to file its reply to a petition against the launch of 5G technology in Pakistan.

The court’s notice came during a hearing on a petition seeking a ban on the 5G technology.

A two-member bench headed by Justice Muhammad Ali Mazhar heard the petition.

During the hearing, Justice Amjad Ali Sahito, a member of the bench, questioned whether the government has issued a 5G licence?

To this, the petitioner replied negatively.

The court has asked the petitioner to explain how the 5G technology could be harmful to health and whether anyone had been licensed to roll it out.

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Issuing a notice to the PTA, the bench observed that the court will proceed with the case after the telecommunication regulator files its response to the petition.

During the hearing, the citizen stated before the court that 5G technology not only poses health risks but also affects the ecosystem.

Furthermore, the citizen has argued that the4G technology too poses health risks but is less dangerous than 5G.

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.