Section 13A-10-124

Tampering with a witness.

(a) A person commits the crime of tampering with a witness if he attempts to induce a witness or a person he believes will be called as a witness in any official proceeding to:

(1) Testify falsely or unlawfully withhold testimony; or

(2) Absent himself from any official proceeding to which he has been legally summoned.

(b) Tampering with a witness is a Class B misdemeanor.

(Acts 1977, No. 607, p. 812, §5020.)