THE OFFENCE OF THEFT/STEALING

Defences to Criminal Liability

One of the purposes of law in human society is the protection of property. Thus the law frowns at the taking of a person’s property without his real consent. In the Nigerian situation, stealing is also frowned upon, both legally and morally. The society would go on towards lawlessness if the property of members of the society could be unjustly taken by any other person. This explains why theft/stealing has been made Read More…