Police get stun guns for year-long trial

The police are to be armed with stun guns from the end of this year for a 12 month trial period, reports Monday’s AD newspaper.

The weapons, also known by the brand name Tasers, cause temporary paralysis by emitting a 50,000 voltage electric shock.
Human rights group Amnesty International is against the stun guns saying that they have caused a number of deaths in the countries where they are in use.

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