Sanjay Dutt gets 5 year jail sentence for 1993 Mumbai blasts

Actor Sanjay Dutt has been sentenced to a 5 year prison sentence in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case by the Indian top court.

The court on today ordered Sanjay Dutt to surrender to police within 4 weeks on the charge of possessing 3 automatic guns and a pistol that had been supplied to him by men subsequently charged in the bombing.

The actor’s case was part of a sprawling Mumbai bombings trial that has dragged on for Eighteen years. Sanjay Dutt maintains he knew nothing about the bomb plan and that he asked for the rifles to defend his family after receiving threats during sectarian riots in Mumbai.

Sanjay Dutt had served 1 . 5 years in prison in 2007.

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