2013 Mississippi Code
Title 97 - CRIMES
Chapter 29 - CRIMES AGAINST PUBLIC MORALS AND DECENCY
IN GENERAL
§ 97-29-55 - Seduction of female over age of eighteen by promised or pretended marriage


MS Code § 97-29-55 (2013) What's This?

If any person shall obtain carnal knowledge of any woman, or female child, over the age of eighteen years, of previous chaste character, by virtue of any feigned or pretended marriage or any false or feigned promise of marriage, he shall, upon conviction, be imprisoned in the penitentiary not more than five years; but the testimony of the female seduced, alone, shall not be sufficient to warrant a conviction.

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