whosoever, being a clerk, or servant, steals any property belonging to, or in the possession, or power of, his or her master, or employer, or any property into or for which it has been converted, or exchanged, shall be liable to imprisonment for 10 years.
- elements of the offence:
- 1. That the accused was a clerk or servant
- 2. that the property charged was owned by her or his master, or was in the power or possession of his or her master; and
- 3. the accused stole such property