Police chiefs are looking at various types of stun gun and other electroshock devices for their deployment potential. Photo: Shutterstock

Hong Kong police consider arming officers with electroshock devices and net guns amid protests

  • Stun guns and other electroshock weapons assessed by force chiefs for frontline policing, security minister backs review
  • Safety fears raised over their potential deployment, which would come with city in grip of anti-government demonstrations
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Police chiefs are looking at various types of stun gun and other electroshock devices for their deployment potential. Photo: Shutterstock
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Christy Leung

Christy Leung

Christy writes about crime and security-related stories for South China Morning Post's city desk.