§53-4-5. Penalty for disobeying writ.
If any person on whom such writ is served shall, in
disobedience to such writ, fail to bring the body of the
petitioner, with a return of the cause of his detention, before the
court or judge before whom the writ is returnable, for three days
after such service, he shall forfeit to the petitioner three
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