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Principle: Theft is Robbery If in Order to Committing of the Theft, Or in Committing the Theft, Or in Carrying Away Or Attempting to Carry Away Property Obtained by Theft - Legal Reasoning


Principle: Theft is robbery if in order to committing of the theft, or in committing the theft, or in carrying away or attempting to carry away property obtained by theft, the offender, for that end, voluntarily causes or attempts to cause to any person death or hurt or fear of instant death or instant hurt.

A entered B's house to take away her TV. When he was carrying the TV out of the house, he encountered B near the door. He left the TV behind and ran away.


  • A has committed theft

  • A has committed robbery

  • A has committed both theft and robbery

  • A has neither committed theft nor robbery

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A has committed theft


A committed theft. This is not robbery as he moved the property without using force. Therefore "A has committed theft" is the correct answer. 

Concept: Indian Penal Code (Entrance Exams)
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