The law is no respecter of persons. Therefore, any person that breaks the law either knowingly or unknowingly will have to be punished as “ignorance of the law is not an excuse”.
Breaking the law is an offence punishable by payment of a fine or imprisonment or both.
Though, punishment for offence or breaking of law varies depending on the magnitude of the offence committed.
Some offences may carry death penalties; so be warned!
Breaking of law is an offence, which could be criminal or civil in nature.