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Bombay HC asks Maharashtra govt to explain Sanjay Dutt's early release

The matter will come up for further hearing next week

IANS  |  Mumbai 

The Bombay High Court on Monday asked the Maharashtra government to explain in detail its decision to release Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt early from jail on grounds of good conduct. A division bench of Justice RM Sawant and Justice Sadhna Jadhav directed the government to file an affidavit justifying its decision, what parameters were considered for letting the actor out eight months early, and the procedures followed while showing leniency towards him. Dutt was convicted and sentenced to five years in an arms possession case connected to the March 1993 Mumbai serial blasts ...

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First Published: Mon, June 12 2017. 19:41 IST
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