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18, U.S.C., 752(a), makes it a Federal crime or offense for anyone to instigate an escape or aid someone else in escaping from the lawful custody of a Federal officer.
A person can be found guilty of that offense only if all of the following facts are proved beyond a reasonable doubt:
First: That the person named in the indictment was in the custody of the Attorney General or some other Federal officer under judicial process; and
Second: That the person knowingly and willfully rescued that person, or attempted to rescue that person, or instigated, aided or assisted the escape or attempt of that person to escape from such custody.