Wiltshire policeman cleared in taser trial

A jury has cleared a Wiltshire police officer of ABH and misconduct for tasering a man in his custody.

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Officer that fired taser charged with misconduct

A police officer has gone on trial after firing a taser gun at a man who had been strip searched.

PC Lee Birch, of Wiltshire Police, is accused of actual bodily harm and misconduct in a public office.

A jury at Bristol Crown Court was shown CCTV footage of the moment the man fell to the floor after the electricity passed through his body.

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