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Two weeks after Sanjay Dutt was granted a monthlong parole, the Bollywood actor was on Saturday released from Pune's Yerwada jail. Additional director general of prisons Meeran Borwankar confirmed the development to PTI. Dutt, undergoing remainder of his five-year jail term for possessing illegal firearms, part of a cache of weapons meant to be used during the 1993 blasts, was granted parole on December 6. The 53-year-old had applied for parole citing ill-health of wife Manyata, to Pune divisional commissioner Prabhakar Deshmukh in whom the authority to grant parole is vested.
Story first published: Sunday, December 22, 2013, 9:46 [IST]