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Federal Minister for Legislation and Justice Barrister Farogh Naseem on Sunday stated that spreading pretend information is now a non-bailable offence with 5 yr sentence because the Prevention of Digital Crimes Act (PECA) has been amended.

Addressing a press convention, Farogh Naseem stated PECA and Election Act have been amended; nevertheless, reiterated that the federal government believes within the freedom of expression however solely wish to finish the unfold of pretend information.

He additional stated that the trial of the suspect nabbed beneath PECA should be accomplished in six months and the subordinate courtroom shall be accountable to the excessive courtroom decide over failure to finish the trial of digital crimes inside this era.

Speaking about modifications in Elections Act, the minister stated that after the modification anybody together with lawmakers shall be allowed to run election campaigns.

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