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The Tattered Net of Mercy
Legal News and Views (1996)
  • Maurya Vijay Chandra
Chotu narrated his tale. On the fateful day he had to go back to his home town and so he got his due salary (about Rs. 500/-) from his em­ ployer. Unfortunately he lost it. Though quite ri­ diculously, but perhaps out of his innocence he asked for the same amount from his employers, promising that he would work for them in return when he came back from home. As a sensible businessman. the employer refused. On the same evening Chotu tried to steal a piggy - bank from his employer's residence.
  • excessive punishment,
  • trivial crime
Publication Date
Summer May 1, 1996
Citation Information
Maurya Vijay Chandra. "The Tattered Net of Mercy" Legal News and Views Vol. 10 Iss. 5 (1996)
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