Difference between Theft & Extortion

Difference between Theft & Extortion

Difference between Theft & Extortion

  • THEFT-
  1. CONSENT – In Theft the accused takes the property without any consent.
  2. FORCE       – No force is used in Theft.
  3. PROPERTY- Theft can be committed only of a movable property.
  4. FACTOR OF FEAR-  No fear factor arises.
  5. DELIVERY- No delivery by the victim is made in a Theft.

 

  • EXTORTION-
  1. CONSENT – In Extortion the consent is obtained by the accused wrongfully.
  2. FORCE       – Force is used initiating a fear of injury.
  3. PROPERTY- In an extortion, property can be movable, immovable and even document.
  4. FACTOR OF FEAR – Fear does exist in extortion.
  5. DELIVERY- There is a delivery by the victim (Complainant).

 

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