Belo said police would be instructed to use the stun guns to halt drivers of motorbikes and cars that had not obeyed traffic laws.
“When we identify (an offender) we will shoot using by laser to the motor bike and car that against the traffic signal,’’ he said
Belo said the police planned to buy the stun guns and have them in use this year. The stun guns would be carried by police in Dili.
The announcement came on the day eight motorbike riders were involved in traffic accidents in Dili.
Celeste Amaral, the Chief of Emergency Department at National Hospital, said two separate accidents involving youth in Metiaut area had left six people with minor injuries, two with “serious” injuries.