Burglar can keep reward for returning stolen medals, court rules

2012-12-20 11:43

Wellington – A burglar who stole 96 medals from the Army Museum may keep the NZ$100 000 (R710 000) reward he received for returning them, according to a Supreme Court ruling.

When they were later arrested and pleaded guilty to the theft at the Waiouru museum, van Wakeren repaid his share of the reward, but Kapa did not.

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