Offensive Weapons of the World

  title={Offensive Weapons of the World},
  author={J P De MELLO},
  journal={Medicine, Science and the Law},
  pages={44 - 45}
  • J. D. De MELLO
  • Published 1 January 1965
  • Medicine
  • Medicine, Science and the Law
DEATHS caused by arrow poison have been recorded quite frequently in Kenya. Recently in Nairobi an accused was found guilty of " murder " with arrows. The study of poison arrows is therefore an important subject in forensic medicine in African countries. Archery was always a much needed accom­ plishment among African tribes. The Kipsigis and the Nandis are skilful archers, but the Kambas of Kenya are famous for their pro­ ficiency in the art of preparing and using poison arrows, both as…