Crime means a legal wrong. Initially it is somewhere the religions wrong when the religious institutions were powerful. There were no difference between sin and crime. However, along with the development of State, the concept of sin was diluted and the sin or wrongful act term in to a wrongful act. This wrongful act now turns in to the concept of crime or offence. According to Granville Williams, crime or offence is a legal wrong that can be followed by criminal proceeding, which may result into punishment.
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Priya Rao. Cyber Crime and Related Laws in India. Int. J. Rev. and Res. Social Sci. 2019; 7(1):267-272. doi: 10.5958/2454-2687.2019.00015.7