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Did Tasers Kill Raoul Moat? UK Taser Supplier Found Dead

by | 1st, October 2010

CAN the death of Peter Boatman director of Pro-Tect Systems, the company that supplied Tasers to police be linked to the death of  Raoul Moat ?

The X12 Taser was used against the wanted killer Moat, possibly illegally. The device did not have a licence. The Tasers and XRep ammunition had been imported by Prop-Tect and supplied directly to the police.

Pro-Tect Systems is the exclusive UK distributor for American company Taser International.

Mr Boatman is believed to have committed suicide in the same week the Home Secretary Theresa May revoked Pro-Tect’s licence to import and sell Tasers.

Boatman had been Tasered more than 220 times. The former Northants firearms officer once said:

It’s a bit like lying in bed and feeling a cramp in your leg, but it covers your whole body. Certainly, it’s uncomfortable, but no more painful than a cramp.

“You don’t feel the probes going in. The first thing you notice is the muscles in between them spasming, and then the rest of your body seizes up.

“As soon

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