§61-1-3. Failure to give information of treason; penalty.
If any person have any knowledge of treason against the state, and shall not, as soon as may be, give information thereof to the governor or some conservator of the peace, he shall be guilty of a felony, and, upon conviction, shall be fined not exceeding one thousand dollars, or by confinement in the penitentiary not less than one nor more than five years.