Taser trouble

Date: 
Wednesday, 12 June, 2013

Police officers could face criminal charges after a blind man was shot with a 50,000-volt Taser when his white stick was mistaken for a Samurai sword. Prosecutors confirmed that police watchdog the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has passed them a file for consideration after 63 year old Colin Farmer, who is visually impaired, was hit with the stun gun in October last year.

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