Mwangi has stolen some goods from Simiyu. The police prosecute Mwangi for theft and Simiyu sues him for the return of the goods.
(i) Explain under what law the action the police will be based. (2 marks)
(ii) In this action the police, state what Mwangi will be called. (2 marks)
(iii) Under what law would the action brought Simiyu be and what would Simiyu be called? (2 marks)
(i) The action police is based on Criminal Law.
(ii) In this action, Mwangi will be accused.
(iii) Simiyu‟s action is based on Civil Lawand Simiyu is referred to as the Plaintiff
Key Distinction between common law and equity