Centre says Adultery cannot be decriminalized for Armed Forces, Supreme Court refers question to Constitution Bench

In September 2018, the Supreme Court had struck down Section 497 IPC, which mad adultery a criminal offence.
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The Supreme Court today issued notice in the plea filed by the Central government stating that the 2018 judgment decriminalising adultery under Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) should not apply to the Armed Forces.

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