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Legalise guns in the UK: police electrocuting Staffordshire burglars by Taser is inhumane

by | 22nd, December 2014

Should we legalise guns in the UK?

A burglary suspect has died after being shot by a Taser in Newcastle-under-Lyme. Staffordshire Police had been called to a property after receiving reports of a burglary shortly after 1am on Monday morning. The occupants had left their house, leaving the man inside.

Officers discharged a Taser during the incident, but the suspected burglar became unresponsive after being taken to a police vehicle.

The Independent Police Complaints Commission is investigating.

But why bother with electrocuting people when you can have guns? Or are the police scared of blood?

Staffordshire Police are armed and trigger ready:

In September it emerged

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