MUMBAI — Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt has been released from Yerwada jail in Pune on Thursday in the wake of being allowed abatement in his five-year sentence.
After the release, the actor will fly back Mumbai and will directly visit Siddhivinayak Temple for blessings.
After Siddhivinayak, the actor has wanted to go to Marine Lines to look for blessings at his mom’s grave. Then finally, Dutt will make a beeline for his flat in Imperial Heights and after freshen up, he is expected to come back down and speak to the media about his return.
Sanjay Dutt was arrested on April 19, 1993, for possessing and destroying an AK- 56 rifle which was a part of the cache of arms and explosives that landed in India prior to the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts.
The actor was convicted by the Supreme Court of India under the Arms Act for possessing the prohibited weapon. He had already served 18-months in prison as an undertrial in Mumbai’s Arthur Road Jail. To serve the remaining 42-months of imprisonment, Dutt was lodged in Pune’s Yerawada jail in May 2013.
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Three arrested with tiger hides
KATHMANDU- The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) on Tuesday arrested three persons in possession of tiger hides.
The CIB said that Man Bahadur Tamang of Shailung Rural Municipality in Dolakha; Lokmaya Gurung of Barpak Sulikot Rural Municipality in Gorkha district and Amar Singh of Tilathi Koiladi Rural Municipality in Saptari district were arrested from Budhanilkantha in the capital city acting on a tip off about their involvement in smuggling of animals’ hides and skeleton.
All three have been sent to the Division Forests Office, Kathmandu for further actions. According to the Superintendent of Police Sudip Giri, the alleged would be booked as per the National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act, 1973 and CITES Convention, 1975.Follow @gorkhapost