The PIRC is investigating the use of a Taser against a man in Dundee on 7 July 2018.

As is standard procedure, the incident was referred to the PIRC by Police Scotland.

A spokesperson for the PIRC’s Investigations team said:

“We are investigating an incident involving a 32-year-old man at an address in Dundee on 7 July 2018 where a Taser was discharged.
“The man was uninjured and was subsequently arrested.
“As is standard procedure, the incident was referred to the PIRC by Police Scotland and a report will be submitted to them in due course.”