Topic: Ethics in Private Relationships
8) Your 12 year old son has stolen an iPad from your neighbour’s home. Your neighbours are your close family friends too. Your son is hiding stolen iPad in his room and using it for many days now. You neighbours’ daughter one day somehow finds out that the iPad was stolen by your son. She tells this to her parents. They come to you and tell you that it’s not a big deal and asks your son to keep it as their gift. But your wife is agitated and asks you to punish your son stringently. Whereas your neighbours suggest you to pardon your son and let go of the matter.
What actions will you take on your son? Justify and explain the merits of your action. (200 Words)