Section 12-16-88

Connivance by sheriff at commission by constable, deputy, etc., of offense prohibited by Section 12-16-87.

Any sheriff who connives at the commission of the offense prohibited by Section 12-16-87 by any constable, bailiff or deputy sheriff shall, on conviction, be imprisoned in the penitentiary for not less than two nor more than five years.

(Code 1852, §29; Code 1867, §3570; Code 1876, §4123; Code 1886, §3925; Code 1896, §5102; Code 1907, §7469; Code 1923, §5061; Code 1940, T. 30, §35.)