A Malian is dead after two discharges TASER
A 38 year old Malian in irregular situation is dead on Monday night in Colombes (Hauts-de-Seine) after having received two discharges of the gunwith Taser electric impulses during his interpellation, starting again the interrogations on the dangerosity of the weapon.
Contrary to the United States and Canada, it is the first time in Francewhich a use of Packing coincides with the death of a man.
The Police monitoring service (IGS, “police force of the police forces”) was seized by an investigation by the parquet of Nanterre and thenetwork of alarm and intervention for human rights (RAID-H)
the police force of the Hauts-de-Seine was called Monday , for a Gabriel-Perished disagreement street, in Colombes, between the man andhis friend who wanted to recover his housing.
At the time of the identity check, the man attacked the police officers with a hammer
The police officers made use of tear gases and of a stick ofdefense but did not manage to neutralize it. The police officers used The TASER.
A Taser is an electroshock weapon that uses electrical current to disrupt voluntary control of muscles. It developed in1969 Its manufacturer, Taser International, calls the effects "neuromuscular incapacitation" and the devices' mechanism "Electro-Muscular Disruption (EMD) technology". At the present time, there aretwo main police models, the M26 and X26.
Tasers were introduced as non-lethal weapons to be used by police to subdue fleeing, belligerent, or potentially dangerous subjects, often when what theyconsider to be a more lethal weapon would have otherwise been used. The use of Tasers has become controversial following instances of Taser use that have resulted in serious injury and death, and whilethey are far less lethal than many other weapons, the U.N. are concerned that use of Tasers may amount to torture, and Amnesty International has reported cases where they believe that their use...