Sanjay Dutt to be released on February 25

MUMBAI: Actor Sanjay Dutt, lodged in Yerawada Central Jail , will be a free man on February 25.


A communication by the public relations firm representing Dutt said, “Contrary to media reports stating various dates of his release, it is confirmed that the actor will be released in the early hours of February 25.

The actor has served for more than the 50 months out of the 60-month sentence that was announced by the government. A regular remission was granted to Sanjay Dutt on account of good conduct.”

Dutt’s lawyer, Hitesh Jain, said: “Based on remission charts prepared by jail administration, he will be released on February 25.” Dutt was sent to jail following his conviction in a 1993 Mumbai blasts case.