2017 Nebraska Revised Statutes
Chapter 28 - CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
28-918 Bribery of a witness; penalty; witness receiving bribe; penalty.

Universal Citation: NE Code § 28-918 (2017)

28-918.

Bribery of a witness; penalty; witness receiving bribe; penalty.

(1) A person commits bribery of a witness if he offers, confers, or agrees to confer any benefit upon a witness or a person he believes is about to be called as a witness in any official proceeding with intent to:

(a) Influence him to testify falsely or unlawfully withhold any testimony; or

(b) Induce him to avoid legal process summoning him to testify; or

(c) Induce him to absent himself from an official proceeding to which he has been legally summoned.

(2) Bribery of a witness is a Class IV felony.

(3) A person who is a witness or has been called as a witness in any official proceeding commits a Class IV felony if he accepts or agrees to accept any benefit from any other person for the purposes set forth in subsection (1) of this section.

Source

  • Laws 1977, LB 38, ยง 203.

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