19-108. Self-incriminating evidence — Restraint of person. No person can be compelled in a criminal action to be a witness against himself, nor can a person charged with a public offense be subjected, before conviction, to any more restraint than is necessary for his detention to answer the charge.
[(19-108) Cr. Prac. 1864, sec. 12, p. 214; R.S., R.C., & C.L., sec. 7357; C.S., sec. 8623; I.C.A., sec. 19-108.]