Common crimes (murder)

Security Education JSS3 First Term

Sub-theme: Common crimes and security management II

Week 6

Common crimes (murder)

Performance objectives:

Students should be able to:

1. State the meaning of murder

2. Mention ways offenders can be punished.


Meaning of murder

Murder is the deliberate and illegal killing of a person

Murder is defined as the illegal, pre-planned killing of one person by another.

Punishment for murder

Typically, a convicted murder suspect is given a life imprisonment sentence or even a death penalty for such act.

A person who commits murder is called a murderer.

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