Common crimes (forgery)

Security Education JSS3 First Term

Sub-theme: Common crimes and security management II

Week 10

Common crimes (forgery)

Performance objectives:

Students should be able to:

1. State the meaning of forgery

2. Mention ways offenders can be punished


Meaning of forgery

Forgery is the act of making a false signature, a copy of a painting or of another document.

Forgery can also be defined as the crime of falsely making or altering a writing by which the legal rights or obligations of another person are apparently affected.

Example of forgery is faking your mother’s signature on a note explaining your absence from school.

Ways to punish offenders 

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