A, being Z’s servant and entrusted by Z with the care of Z’s plate, dishonestly runs away with the plate without Z’s consent.
A is guilty of committing the offence of Criminal breach of trust Under Sec. 405. According to Sec. 405, “Whoever entrusted with any property, dishonestly misappropriates to his own use, commits criminal breach of trust”.
- Here, A is entrusted with the care of the property of Z. (a plate)
- There is dishonest misappropriation of the master’s property, because A runs away with the plat, without Z’s consent.
- There is fiduciary relationship between A and Z i.e., servant and master relationship.
So, A is guilty of committing Criminal breach of trust.