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MALDIVE ISLANDS – Cabinet decision will increase police use of non-lethal weapons, including tasers (2011-03-30)

Posted on April 2 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: The Maldive Island government – 750 km south-west of India, pop. 400,000 – “yesterday decided to permit police to use non-lethal weapons to curb the gang violence in Maldives.” Tasers are not really appropriate for combating gangs “… Tasers [one of the options being considered] are widely used as a ranged non-lethal […]