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Emergency medicine A shackle consisting of an unpadded metal loop that can be locked around the wrist; usually used in pairs; soft restraints are widely preferred
Law enforcement Restraint devices designed to secure an individual's wrists close together
Sexology A shackle, designed à la law enforcement which has currency as a sex toy. Law enforcement handcuffs are not interchangeable with bondage handcuffs, as they may cause compression neuropathy
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The government had previously been alleged to practise double standards on suspects in terms of attire - certain detainees would be made to wear the bright orange T-shirt that had come to be associated with the MACC lock-up and handcuffed while doing the 'walk of shame' to court for charges, sometimes sans footwear; others would be spared.
At this, the judge inquired whether the suspects had been handcuffed by NAB officials.
Back in 2017, the 36-year-old Iranian sportswoman recently completed the challenge of swimming handcuffed for more than three hours non-stop in the Persian Gulf waters off the coast of the southwestern port city of Bushehr, located 1,050 kilometers (652 miles) south of the capital Tehran.
Renowned banker Hussain Lawai was also produced before the court in the same case and was handcuffed.
Police had handcuffed the 50-year-old to Consett's Hownsgill Viaduct for her own safety.
Rule 26.22 mentions the conditions in which handcuffs are to be used.
Lahore [Pakistan], Dec 22 ( ANI ): Pakistan has been facing strong criticism from members of civil society and human rights after handcuffed pictures of a dead professor went viral on social media.
Addressing a meeting of academic staff at the varsity's Main Block, GCU ASA President Prof Dr Hamid Mukhtar said that under no circumstances, a law enforcement or investigation agency should be given the authority to handcuff or torture a teacher.
"Producing Mujahid Kamran and other professors in handcuffs is akin to killing their dignity.
Summary: Defendant beat victim while she was being handcuffed and taken for a breathalyser test in police station
Former President Lee Myung-bak's first court appearance Wednesday, since his arrest over corruption in March, may have raised some eyebrows as he was not in handcuffs.