§62-6-4. Witnesses in criminal cases; forced attendance.
In a criminal case, a summons for a witness may be issued by
the prosecuting attorney. Sections one, four, five, six and eight,
article five, chapter fifty-seven of this code shall, in other
respects, apply to a criminal as well as a civil case, except that
a witness in a criminal case shall be obliged to attend and may be
proceeded against for failing to do so, although there may not
previously have been any payment, or tender to him, of anything for
attendance, mileage or tolls.