Section 12-16-210

Disclosure of indictment by district attorney, grand juror, etc., prior to arrest, etc., of person indicted.

Any judge, district attorney, clerk or other officer of court or grand juror who discloses the fact that an indictment has been found before the person indicted has been arrested or has given bail for his appearance to answer thereto shall, on conviction, be fined not less than $200.00, and may also be imprisoned in the county jail or sentenced to hard labor for the county for not more than six months.

(Code 1852, §36; Code 1867, §3577; Code 1876, §4134; Code 1886, §3969; Code 1896, §5047; Code 1907, §7308; Code 1923, §8690; Code 1940, T. 30, §95.)