Sanjay Dutt sentenced to 6 years in Mumbai Blast Case
The special TADA court Tuesday sentenced actor Sanjay Dutt to six years imprisonment for his role in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case.
Dutt, who was convicted under the Arms Act for illegal possession of weapons, was facing between five years and 10 years in jail.
He had spent 16 months in jail as an undertrial in 1994.
The judge said pronounced Dutt an offender and that he was present in a dinner party attended by Dawood Ibrahim.
Dutt was almost in tears when the judge pronounced the verdict.
The judge also said Dutt had committed a series of offences and that he was mature when he committed these.
The judge added that Dutt made Yusuf Nalwala commit the offence.
Dutt’s aide Russi Mulla, who helped destroy the firearms, was given a suspended sentence of one year, in view of his advanced age and behaviour under the offenders of the Probation Act. He was fined Rs 1 lakh.