Principle: Whoever, intending to take dishonestly any moveable property out of the possession of any person without that person's consent, moves that property in order to such taking, is said to commit theft.
Facts: A an elderly man, was employed as maid servant by B, a young woman. B was very negligent and never bothered about her valuables. A being honest and sincere advised B to keep her valuables under lock and key. One day A finding B golden necklace on the table in an open verandah removed the necklace stealthily and concealed the same in the cowshed to teach B a lesson or to cause her a little anxiety. What offence, if any has been committed?
  • a)
    A has not committed the offence of theft as there was no dishonest intention on A’s part
  • b)
    A has committed the offence of theft because the mere moving of any moveable property from one place to another amounts to theft
  • c)
    A has committed the offence of extortion. He might have concealed the necklace to blackmail B 
  • d)
    None of the above
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