Archive for the 'Hijacking' Category

MALAYSIA – Ex-steward’s wife in shock over kidnapping [involving the use of stun-guns] (2011-03-11)

Posted on March 11 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: In a complicated crime setting, the only relevant information is that “On Monday morning, while people looked on, three men armed with Taser stun-guns bundled the victim into a Proton Iswara and fled. Some tried to help but backed off after the men pointed the stun-guns at them” (in bold in the […]

USA – TASER Inc. – TASER International, Inc. commends Greek Police Special Forces on use of ADVANCED TASER M26 to arrest Turkish Airlines Flight 160 hijacker (2003-04-01)

Posted on April 1 2003 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: In a much-acclaimed incident in 2003, the taser was used to subdue a potential airline hijacker. This is the only case of such a result, and airlines have either declined to use the taser, or been refused permission to do so, since then. Of course, TASER Inc. never acknowledged the fact that […]