Stun guns- Is it legal in India

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Stun guns- Is it legal in India

Postby jd » Mon May 12, 2008 12:55 am

Is there any laws which says, stun guns are illegal ? Which government agency can give a right answer?
Anybody please help. I am attaching some links for stun gun details.

Is anybody selling this in India?

http://www.protectmefirst.com/stun_guns.asp
http://www.stungunsupply.com/products/stun-guns/
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Postby nagarifle » Mon May 12, 2008 2:03 am

hi stun guns are totally illegal in India. please check the Arms Act and u will find it in their.

as for the government agency why not ask ur local police office and see what they say.
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Postby jd » Mon May 12, 2008 2:38 am

Hai Naga
I did search both the pdf file in Ministry of Home Affairs, ie Indian Arms Act 1959, Indian Arms Rules 1962 but i could not find anything regarding stun guns or tracer guns
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Postby nagarifle » Mon May 12, 2008 2:44 am

i read the arms act, as i am out of station so unable to get the arms act.

you have to look at the wording, as when arms act was complied, the stun gun was not around, as we have it today. so u may not find the word stun gun.

the wording to look for is like electric gun etc.

i am positive about this. sorry at the moment i am unable to point u to the act itsef.
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Re: Stun guns- Is it legal in India

Postby penpusher » Mon May 12, 2008 4:31 pm

Stunguns and tasers are legal however their import is banned.
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Postby nagarifle » Mon May 12, 2008 4:57 pm

hi sukhpreet singh sidhu

what ref are there?

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Re: Stun guns- Is it legal in India

Postby joybiswas » Wed Aug 27, 2008 11:50 am

what about pepper sprays do'nt u think thats a better alternative than stun guns? plz advise
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Postby TenX » Wed Aug 27, 2008 12:20 pm

I got my wife a pepper spray a few months back, and am waiting to use it on someone ;)
Its small, safe, legal, effective, easy to carry ...
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Re: Stun guns- Is it legal in India

Postby joybiswas » Fri Aug 29, 2008 12:03 pm

hi tenx
where did u buy it from? whats the brand & price.
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Postby OverUnderPump » Fri Aug 29, 2008 3:01 pm

One that I know of is Chilliguard Pepper Spray which is available for 150 bucks.Bought it for someone from a departmental store in NCR.

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Postby TenX » Fri Aug 29, 2008 4:25 pm

What I have is 1/2 oz Campco Pepper Shield, which comes with a keuchain clip case and locking release, bought in Walmart for $4.99 on President's Day sale. Original price was $9.95...
http://www.campco-support.com/tritiumti ... item_id=44
The above link is of a 3/4 oz, while mine is 1/2 oz.
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Re: Stun guns- Is it legal in India

Postby sudhaiob » Sat Aug 30, 2008 6:10 am

strangeky enough a thorough perusal of section 2 (h) and(i)(ii) reveals the following.
2 (h)"prohibited ammunition" means any ammunition containing or designed or adapted to contain, any noxious liquid, gas or other such thing, and includes rockets, bombs, grenades, shells,(missiles,)articles designed for torpedo service and submarine mining and such other articles as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, specify to be prohibited ammunition.
2 (i)(ii)weapons of any de.scription designed or adapted for the discharge of any noxious liquid, gas or such other thing, and ............. (which are not relevant to this thread)
The emphasis is mine to highlight the relevant portion, in which case pepper spray, Mace Etc are prohibited arms but stun guns are perfectly legal.
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Postby Shamsher » Sat Aug 30, 2008 2:41 pm

IF you guys could arrange a "pepper spray 'shooting" competition.

& winner advances to the stun gun challenge

could always call it the "pep spray club"
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Postby mundaire » Sat Aug 30, 2008 3:51 pm

sudhaiob\";p=\"51163 wrote:strangeky enough a thorough perusal of section 2 (h) and(i)(ii) reveals the following.
2 (h)"prohibited ammunition" means any ammunition containing or designed or adapted to contain, any noxious liquid, gas or other such thing, and includes rockets, bombs, grenades, shells,(missiles,)articles designed for torpedo service and submarine mining and such other articles as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, specify to be prohibited ammunition.
2 (i)(ii)weapons of any de..scription designed or adapted for the discharge of any noxious liquid, gas or such other thing, and ............. (which are not relevant to this thread)
The emphasis is mine to highlight the relevant portion, in which case pepper spray, Mace Etc are prohibited arms but stun guns are perfectly legal.
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Well, noxious means harmful to living things/ injurious to health and pepper spray mace has no long lasting effects - other than the hurt ego of the attacker. Therefore it can be easily argued that this section does not apply.

Spraying perfume into a persons eyes could potentially cause permanent injury, so I think they should ban the sale of deodorants and perfume sprays first - wouldn't you agree? ;)

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Re: Stun guns- Is it legal in India

Postby perazzi » Sat Aug 30, 2008 4:45 pm

I heard this pepper spray thingy has a shelf life like 06 months or so ???

A friend of mine once used this on a highway trucker , was pretty damned effective :lol:
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