19-2302. Presence of defendant. If indicted for a felony, the defendant must, before the verdict is received, appear in person. If for a misdemeanor, the verdict may be rendered in his absence.
[(19-2302) Cr. Prac. 1864, sec. 402, p. 261; R.S., R.C., & C.L., sec. 7916; C.S., sec. 8987; I.C.A., sec. 19-2202.]