Asked by Shanaaz on 04-10-2023 22:09:48
Question posted in the Criminal Law category relating to Gauteng
I caught shoplifting at shoprite it was my first time as the claim the things was 1200 but i dont think it was that much but i went to court and was let go with a warning and given a date to go back so i would like to know will i go to jail or pay a fine
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Posted by Att. Patrick on 06-10-2023 17:51:30
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You were obviously released on a warning to appear in court again. They are going to prosecute you. You stand a risk of getting a criminal record, and either going to jail or a fine. The criminal record thing is the problem.
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