UP DGP Javeed Ahmad leads from front, volunteers for Taser gunshot
Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) Javeed Ahmad on Sunday surprised his colleagues by having a Taser gun tested on him.
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) Javeed Ahmad on Sunday surprised his colleagues by having a Taser gun tested on him.
Taser gun is an electroshock weapon which fires dart-like electrodes at the target. Due to electric shock the target suffers neuromuscular incapacitation resulting in temporary immobility.
The video of DGP taking Taser shot went viral on social media in which Ahmad can be seen falling on the ground after the impact. His colleagues can be seen assisting him as he tried to get back on his feet.
The IPS Association hailed Ahmad on Twitter. "Kudos to @Uppolice DGP @javeeddgpup for taking Taser shot on himself during a demo. Taser a non lethal electroshock," said its official twitter handle.
The prime minister also inaugurated projects worth around Rs 744 crore and laid the foundation stones of several projects and public works worth about Rs 839 crore
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has urged that only a minimum number of people should participate in the yatra and directed strict implementation of COVID-19 norms
The top court had taken suo motu cognisance and said it cannot allow the UP government "to hold 100 percent physical Kanwar Yatra in view of COVID"