Unlawful drinking places deemed common nuisances; abatement thereof.
Any place or room kept or maintained in violation of the provisions of this chapter defining unlawful drinking places shall be deemed to be a common nuisance and may be abated by injunction issued out of a circuit court upon a petition filed in the name of the state by the state Attorney General or any district attorney whose duties require him to prosecute criminal actions on behalf of the state in the county wherein the nuisance is maintained or by any citizen or citizens of such county, such petition to be filed in the county in which the nuisance exists. All rules of evidence and the practice and procedure that pertain to circuit courts generally in this state may be invoked and applied in any injunction procedure hereunder.
(Acts 1915, No. 1, p. 1; Code 1923, §4663; Code 1940, T. 29, §138.)