22-49-5. Torture of a human trafficking victim--Felony.

A person who, with the intent to cause cruel physical or mental pain, inflicts serious bodily injury or serious mental injury upon a human trafficking victim while the victim is the subject of human trafficking is guilty of a Class 1 felony. Proof that the victim suffered pain is not an element of the crime of torture of a human trafficking victim.

Source: SL 2021, ch 101, ยง 1.