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21-1122.


21-1122.
   
   Any person charged by information or indictment with the offense of
   seduction who shall, before the trial of such charge, marry the female
   whom he was accused of seducing, thereby procuring the dismissal of
   such charge, and who shall within two (2) years after said marriage,
   without the fault of his said wife, such fault amounting to acts
   committed by her after said marriage as would entitle him to a divorce
   under the laws of this state, shall abandon her or refuse to live with
   her, or shall be so cruel to her as to compel her to leave him, or
   shall be guilty of such outrages or cruelties towards her as to make
   their living together impossible, thereby leaving her or forcing her
   to leave him, and live apart from each other, shall be guilty of the
   offense of abandonment after seduction and marriage; and any person
   convicted of said offense shall be guilty of a felony and shall be
   confined in the State Penitentiary for a term of not less than two (2)
   years nor more than ten (10) years; and said marriage shall be no bar
   to the qualifications of said female to testify against the defendant;
   and the female so seduced and subsequently married and abandoned as
   herein provided, shall be a competent witness against said defendant.
   

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