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Sanjay Dutt was released from prison in 2016 after nearly three years in incarceration for an arms case stemming from the 1993 blasts. New Delhi: Prisons are not an easy place for anyone, least of all the rich and famous accustomed to living the good life. The jail sentence given to Bollywood star Salman Khan for poaching isn’t his first -- he has done time before, for three days, for the 2002 hit-and-run. But at five years, it might prove his longest. For advice on how to get by, Salman can turn to frequent co-star and close friend Sanjay Dutt, who was released from prison in February 2016 after nearly three years in incarceration for an arms case stemming from the 1993 serial bomb blasts in Mumbai. Speaking to ThePrint’s Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta at Off The Cuff, Dutt had talked at length about his life in prison. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fEidW900iD0 Not exactly an easy time “Two months were...
Under the idea mooted by chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar in November 2016, the state government will use jails with surplus land as cow shelters.
Actor Sanjay Dutt says Indian prisons and judicial system desperately need reform; backs capital punishment for heinous crimes. Far from being places of reform, Indian prisons are turning into a “university” for grooming criminals, said actor Sanjay Dutt. Dutt, 58, has just completed his sentence in a terror case linked to the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts, which he said took 25 years of his life. The Indian prisons and judicial system, he said, desperately need reform, as he saw a number of families break down because of the sheer sluggishness of the justice delivery mechanism. Yet, he took everything in his stride, trying to read and find humour in the daily mundaneness of prison life, he said in a freewheeling conversation at ‘Off the Cuff’ with Shekhar Gupta in Mumbai Tuesday. On the politically and legally controversial issue of capital punishment, Dutt was, however, less merciful. “We shouldn’t get rid of it (capital...
Initial excitement gave way to frustration as reporters waited for the judge to pronounce Ram Rahim’s punishment