A report by Auditor-General Edward Ouko for the 2016-2017 financial year revealed that the 600 body armour jackets were delivered to the department without the ballistic plates that offer protection against bullets and other pointed objects
.NO BALLISTIC TESTSWhen she appeared before the Public Account Committee (PAC) of the National Assembly Tuesday, Correctional Services Principal Secretary Zeinab Hussein revealed that the bullet proof jackets costing Sh22 million and vests valued at Sh21 million were delivered to the department without ballistic tests.
Police have arrested a man involved in terrorizing women by attacking with sharply pointed objects
from Maharajgunj early Friday morning.
Tagum also advised those who will participate in the rally not to bring umbrellas, ball pens and other pointed objects
, as well as caps as these will be confiscated.
When there is no movement of sharp or pointed objects
(4 cm in length and 2 cm in diameter) for 3 days and of blunt objects for more than 7 days in the gastric or duodenal region, removal by endoscopic or surgical means is required (8).
The ingestion of sharp and pointed objects
may cause a series of major complications (up to 35%), and such objects must therefore be removed using a protecting device within 2 or 6 hours, according to the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) guide (1).
Another volunteer suffered multiple cuts when a disgruntled political supporter threw pointed objects
that hit her in the head.
Police claimed that they were killed by knives and pointed objects
Sharp or pointed objects
usually require removal as they may cause perforation, hemorrhage and if metallic can cause toxicity on absorption (4,5,6)
erectus individuals used pointed objects
(perhaps shark's teeth, which were unearthed in the same sediment as the mussel shells) to pierce shells at spots where the muscle could be deactivated.
Cotton-tipped swabs, bobby pins, keys or sharp pointed objects
should never be used for ear cleaning.
And transparent cap is increasingly employed in the removal of unusual foreign bodies, such as sharp or pointed objects
. The most dangerous foreign bodies for endoscopic extraction are objects with sharp edges , due to the difficulty of retrieving the foreign body safely up through the esophagus.