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A prosecution may be commenced, within the meaning of Section 99-1-5 by the issuance of a warrant, or by binding over or recognizing the offender to compel his appearance to answer the offense, as well as by indictment or affidavit.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Mississippi Code Title 99. Criminal Procedure § 99-1-7. Limitations; commencement of prosecution - last updated January 01, 2018 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ms/title-99-criminal-procedure/ms-code-sect-99-1-7/
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