Mumbai: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt will have to serve a five-year jail sentence in the 1993 Mumbai blast case. The Supreme Court of India has given the actor a period of one month to surrender himself. Sanjay Dutt has already spent 18 months in jail earlier and now he will have to spend the remaining three years and six months in jail.
Sanjay Dutt was sentenced to six year jail term by a TADA court in the 1993 blasts case. During this trial, he had spent 18 months behind the bars. Dutt was sentenced to six years in jail for illegal possession of 9 mm pistol and an AK-56 rifle by the trial court. However, he was also acquitted of more serious terror charges under the Terrorists and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act.
In the year 1993, multiple blast took place in Mumbai in which 257 people were killed and 713 were injured.