23-1702. Violations; penalty.

The disobedience by the sheriff of the command of any such process is a contempt of the court from which it was issued, and may be punished by the same accordingly, and he is further liable to the action of any person injured thereby.

Source:Laws 1879, § 117, p. 385; R.S.1913, § 5654; C.S.1922, § 4981; C.S.1929, § 26-1402; R.S.1943, § 23-1702.