Common crimes and associated punishment (Theft)

Security Education JSS3 First Term

Sub-theme: Common crimes and security management II

Week 2

Common crimes and associated punishment (Theft)

Performance objectives:

Students should be able to:

1. State the meaning of theft

2. Mention the punishment for theft.


Meaning of Theft

Theft is an act of stealing something. The person that steals is a thief. Theft is taking another person’s property without that person’s permission or consent with the intent to deprive the rightful owner of it.

Punishment for theft

The associated punishment for theft is imprisonment and this depends on the things he/she stole and the way he carried out the stealing. This will also determine the length of imprisonment.

For example, if a person is.... View More

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