§62-7-9. Same -- Immunity of guards from arrest.
All guards while proceeding to the place where a prisoner is
confined for the purpose of removing him to the penitentiary or
other place, and while engaged in such removal, shall be privileged
from arrest except for felony and breach of the peace, such
privilege to cover one day for each two hundred miles traveled by
railroad and one day for each fifty miles traveled by other
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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