Jerry is in need of money and tried to steal Tom’s wallet along Bukit Bintang. However, he failed to do so because Tom noticed his intention and stopped him from running away with his stolen wallet. After capturing him, Tom was very angry and punches Jerry’s face several times.
Is it true that you can take the law into our own hands?
Therefore, in this scenario, Tom was right to arrest Jerry. Nonetheless, Tom should not take the law into his own hands. As such, Tom should have either asked others to call the police, or if possible, bring Jerry to the nearest police station after arresting him.
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