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MALIMATH COMMITTEE ADVOCATES PUNISHMENT FOR WIFE INDULGING IN ADULTERY

adulteryIf the Malimath Committee has its way then very soon, a wife indulging into adultery would be punishable under the law. A report has been put forth by the committee under IPC Section 497. The old debate on whether women should also be punished for adultery or not has started all over again. At present a married woman involved in an adulterous relationship cannot be prosecuted by her husband for adultery since the law sees her as

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