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'Adultery not a crime', SC strikes Section 497 down as unconstitutional

India TV News Desk [ Updated: September 27, 2018 13:00 IST ]
Mere adultery can't be a crime, unless it attracts the scope of Section 306 (abetment to suicide) of the IPC: CJI Dipak Misra reading verdict on the validity of Section 497 (Adultery) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC)