CS gas


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CS gas

a gas causing tears, salivation, and painful breathing, used in civil disturbances; ortho-chlorobenzal malononitrile. Formula: C6H4ClCH:C(CN)2
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Describing the effects of the CS gas, Mr Wing said: "I was in severe pain.
Witnesses reportedly claimed that just before the incident police officers had used CS gas against the woman leaving her temporarily blinded and unable to properly see traffic as she tried to cross the motorway.
Roche, of Fartown Green Road, admitted having the CS gas canister and was jailed for a total of 12 months.
Two cases were searched and nothing was found but, when the third bag was being searched, the defendant volunteered there was two batons and three CS gas canisters in it.
When interviewed Parry said he bought the CS gas canister six years before in Prague because he had problems with his partner's son, adding: "I know it would be an offence to carry it round with me but I thought it would be alright to have it in the house.
He was slashed through the letter box before the gang sprayed CS gas into the house.
He swung the two-foot baton and threw a punch at the inspector, and was sprayed with CS gas to prevent him from lashing out again.
Less than an hour later, Gregory, who was out on licence at the time, returned to the party armed with a CS gas cannister.
A haul of weapons - including CS gas, stun guns and knives - was found at a home in Bermondsey, south east London, yesterday.
CS gas is the more potent of tear gases used by police, producing an especially strong reaction.
Blinded Witnesses reportedly claimed that just before the incident police officers had used CS gas against the woman leaving her temporarily blinded and unable to properly see traffic as she tried to cross the motorway.
UNDERCOVER police ocers targeting drug suppliers bought a canister of CS gas from one man to make sure it was taken o the streets, a court heard.