05 September, 2009

Beware to Those Who Owned These Items

A Stun Gun making an electrical arc between it...Image via Wikipedia
This posting is only applicable to people resides in Malaysia where owning tasers or stun guns is considered against the Malaysian Law and the owner can be jailed. The weapons are categorized as scheduled weapons under the Corrosive and Explosive Substances and Offensive Weapons Act.

The warning was issued by the police because most people are not aware that the items are considered as scheduled weapons. Furthermore, the items are easily available to the public and it can raise security issues. According to the Criminal Investigation Department Director, offenders are liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or a RM2,000 fine or both.

The ACT is also applicable to those who are found selling these items. For more information, please read HERE.

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1 comment:

Keats The Sunshine Girl said...

Have not seen a real one. But have heard about the mischief created with a stun gun. Good idea to punish offenders.