Last year there were at least five robberies by bandits wielding the shock weapons, which can become a form of torture if not used properly. The most popular model in Canada is the X26, which weighs grams and is Arizona-based Taser International Inc. Email this to a friend Printable version. Laser lights help with aim.
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Stun-guns slip past Customs into criminal hands
The NSW Ombudsman is investigating police use of Tasers after a string of deaths linked to the stun-guns overseas. The vetting process was not infallible, he admitted. Email this to a friend Printable version. Stun-guns are prohibited under a regulation that controls the import of shock devices. Copyright owned or licensed by Toronto Star Newspapers Limited.