#Breaking: Adultery Can’t be a Criminal Offence, Says CJI Dipak Misra

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Mere adultery can’t be a crime, unless it attracts the scope of Section 306 (abetment to suicide) of the IPC. Depends on husband and wife whether they dissolve marriage, it’s their privacy. Tantamount to punishing people whose marriages have broken down : CJI Dipak Misra reading verdict on the validity of Section 497 (Adultery) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

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