Adultery Not A Crime, Law Is Unconstitutional, Rules Supreme Court | Read

PUBLISHED ON: September 27, 2018 | Duration: 2 min, 50 sec

  
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Adultery is no longer a crime in India even though, "without a shadow of doubt", it can be grounds for divorce, the Supreme Court said today, scrapping a 158-year law that punished a man for an affair but not the woman, treating her as "property". "A man having sexual intercourse with a married woman is not a crime," said Chief Justice Dipak Misra, calling the Victorian adultery law arbitrary.
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