Indian Laws Explained

Why Adultery Is Not An Offence For Women In India

It may seem a little bizarre but it’s true that women in India can’t be prosecuted for an offence of adultery. I’ll try to answer this with the help of the discussions, suggestions and recommendations on record. Now first let’s look at the exact definition of Adultery under Section 497 of the India Penal Code:- Section 497. Adultery – Whoever […]