CRIMES, PUNISHMENTS AND PROCEEDINGSIN CRIMINAL CASES
CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
RIGHTS OF PERSONS ACCUSED OF CRIME
Acquittal on defective pleadings; subsequent indictment
Section 8. If a person has been acquitted by reason of a variance between the indictment or complaint and the proof, or by reason of a defect of form or substance in the indictment or complaint, he may be again arraigned, tried and convicted for the same crime on a new indictment or complaint, notwithstanding such former acquittal.