(1) For the purpose of securing favorable treatment by his or her captors acts without proper authority in a manner contrary to law, custom, or regulation, to the detriment of others of whatever nationality held by the enemy as civilian or military prisoners; or
(2) While in a position of authority over such persons maltreats them without justifiable cause;
shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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