Warning: Police on trains may search you!!!

#31 Nov 1st, 2005, 01:29
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the cops are probably searching for explosives not for drugs.
Explosives are last on the list when they search westerners, Drugs arewhat they're primarily looking for, secondly It's just to be nosey as they are curious as to what we carry,,,,,,,,,,,

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Hey, atleast they don't shoot you first, search you later, like they do in the UK.
I think you're refering to the recent london underground incident.
I should hope we would do it again too under the same circumstances,
ie: within days of some terrible suicide bombings on the underground a guy acting suspiciously runs onto the underground and wont stop when challenged to stop, the police who were in a no win situation had to stop him in case he was another bomber. Every police force in the world is trained to shoot in the head any person who is suspected of being a suicide bomber, shooting them anywhere else is pointless as they can still explode their deadly wares.
If they hadn't shot him & he had exploded another device the outcry would have been "why didn't the police shoot him" they did shoot him and sadly on this occasion he wasn't carrying a bomb he was just living here illegally after his visa had expired, In hindsight he shouldn't have run in the firstplace or he should have stopped when challenged, he would then have no way been shot.

We are not trigger happy in the UK,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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Any way you do it wrong

Which only shows that law enforcement agents never do it right. If they shoot it is to early, if they don't it is too late.

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I should hope we would do it again too under the same circumstances,
can you imagine the scenario if the indian cops started doing the same, using the the recent bombings in Delhi as an excuse? I'd much rather take the risk of getting searched over getting shot.

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"There were at least 20 of them and they were carrying big black guns," said Chris Wells, a company manager who was there. "Everyone was shouting, 'Get out! Get out!' "
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Witnesses said policemen with handguns caught up to the Asian man on a subway car at Stockwell station in south London. One of the officers shot him five times at close range, setting off a panicked evacuation of the car, according to passengers on the train.

"He looked like a cornered rabbit, a cornered fox, absolutely petrified," said Mark Whitby, one of the witnesses. "They pushed him onto the floor, bundled on top of him and unloaded five shots into him. I saw it. He's dead."
I would be running too, just liek the victim, if everyone was shoulting, "Get Out!" In all that commotion, how was he to know that the cop's were not running after some one else?
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Originally Posted by seventies'hippy I think you're refering to the recent london underground incident.
I should hope we would do it again too under the same circumstances
According to several reports the person in question was not behaving suspiciously when he was killed by the police. So from your post should I conclude that you would not mind being shot and killed yourself so the police could do their duty.
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Originally Posted by GoanCanuck According to several reports the person in question was not behaving suspiciously when he was killed by the police. duty.
Is not running away when challenged to stop suspicious,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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Originally Posted by seventies'hippy Is not running away when challenged to stop suspicious,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

There is doubt over whether he was running away or not. Additionally it has also not been determined whether the police killed him because he was running away and did not look to be Anglo-Saxon or whether they would have shot him even if he was a white caucasian Britisher running away for whatever reason. The police were literally on top of him and over him when they pumped several bullets into him. At that point blank range they could have shot him in his arms/shoulders to prevent him from setting off any device. I used to regard the british police as the best in the world but after this tragic event .......................
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can you imagine the scenario if the indian cops started doing the same, using the the recent bombings in Delhi as an excuse? I'd much rather take the risk of getting searched over getting shot.

probably you haven`t seen yet the indian police doing there job!
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Originally Posted by malvin can you imagine the scenario if the indian cops started doing the same, using the the recent bombings in Delhi as an excuse?

If that were to happen there would be pandemonium in the western media about how "barbaric" and "cruel" the Indian police is.
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Hey C'mon guys, I took it off topic and I'm sorry but you guys having the cyber battle right now, like each other, let's keep it in perspective and put it down to another night's surfing!!

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is it easy to find bhang lassi stands in rajasthan? iíd definitely like to try as long as i wont get into trouble if thatís the case i can definitely do without
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and is rajasthan the only place to find bhang lassi?
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Rajasthan is the only place for most anything, but bhang lassi is available in Varanasi as well. Be advised that lassi , to the untuned stomach, is likely to result in several visits to the restroom, and perhaps one to the doctor as well.

p.s. traditionally bhang is served in thandai, not in lassi - but there are many crowdpleasers in these crowdpleaser towns.
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will thandai be easier on the stomach?
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goli

iíve heard about goli as well iím assuming they can be found in rajasthan?
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The glory of replying to a 13 year old thread is that it reminds me of a long departed poster on the IM. We had good side correspondence on matters here. Hope he is still cycling the Scottish lanes..

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