Adultery IPC section 497-Caught my wife with another guy in hotel

11-Sep-2023 (In Divorce Law)
I caught my wife with another guy in a hotel room night at 2 am in feb, 2020, can adultery be filed on that now and will that guy be prosecuted as i heard adultery is no more a crime.?
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Answer #1
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hello client as i have read ur issue is really . as i have heard ur issue yes it can be done i agree adultry is not a crime but but instead of he can be prosecuted with other sections as under which he can be put behind the bar. in this matter i can help you in this matter in over all case.
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Answer #2
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I have perused the contents of your query and would advise you to seek a detailed consultancy from a lawyer having expertise. Yes you are right that adultry is no more an offence now. However you can seek divorce on the ground of adultry
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Answer #3
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Respected sir.
you stated that your wife are leaving with another and you caught Red handed your wife in a hotel room night 2a.m .now you can file a divorce case on the ground of adultery and file police complaint against the wife.
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