Theft SOL South Africa

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Question

Country: South Africa
State: All States/Provinces

I would like to know if there is a statute of limitations on theft in south Africa-if the accused person leaves the country and has been away for a certain number of years. also what are the legal options of the accused and what are the rulings on extradition?

Answer

You can still be arrested indefinitely normally. Whether another country will extradite depends on the agreements between each two countries.