Cobra Self Defense Pepper Spray
1. Cobra pepper sprays:
o Spray is primarily meant for women; however this is not a gender specific product & can be equally useful to other segments like senior citizens, businessmen, shopkeepers, cashiers, bank security staff, neighborhood, watch teams, ATM security, air marshalls, jewellery shops and any others who are soft targets for criminal elements.
o It can also be used by police force as a non lethal weapon in situations where the lathi /baton is too less a deterrent and where using of firearms cobra pepper may be regarded as “extreme action” keeping the threat perception in mind.
o Ideally all police and law enforcement force personnel should carry a unit of pepper spray as is done by most of the police forces across the world.
Section 96:of the right of private defense, things done in private defense:
IPC(indian penal code) sections relevant to self defense in india he following are the ipc sections of relevance in matters of self defense:
section : 96,97,102,105&106
nothing is an offence which is done in the exercise of the right of private defense.
Section97:right of private defense of the body and of property.
Every person has a right, subject to the restrictions contained in section 99, to defend- first – his own body, and the body of any other person, against any offence affecting the human body; secondly – the property, whether moveable or immoveable, of himself or of any other person, against any act which is an offence falling under the definition of theft, robbery, mischief or criminal trespass, or which is an attempt to commit theft, robbery, mischief or criminal trespass.
section 102:commencement and continuance of the right of private defense of the body.
The right of private defense of the body commences as soon as a reasonable apprehension of danger to the body arises from an attempt or threat to commit the offence, though the offence may not have been committed, and it continues as long as such apprehension of danger to the body continuous