§62-7-8. Same -- Prevention of rescue or escape; additional
If on the way to the penitentiary or other place, in
consequence of an attempt made, or reasonably apprehended, to
rescue the prisoner, or in consequence of any other unforeseen
danger, the guard to whom such prisoner was delivered is satisfied
that more guards than accompanying him are necessary, he may summon
such additional guards as are necessary, whose expenses shall be
paid as provided for in section seven of this article.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session
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