Justice or giving comfort to thieves? – The Times

Posted August 14th, 2008 in special report, theft by sally

“A woman walks into a jeweller’s shop and pockets a ring worth £10,000. As she leaves, she is arrested by store detectives. They retrieve the ring. The woman is prosecuted and convicted of theft. Even though the ring has been recovered the court makes a confiscation order against her for £10,000. Where is the justice in that? ”

Full story

The Times, 14th August 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk