Actor Sanjay Dutt who had appealed for a month long parole citing ill health of his wife Manyata , was embroiled in a controversy when pictures of his wife attending a party circulated in many national daily. Many a political party had raised questions on his claim of his wife being not well.
As per sources , Home Minister R R Patil had ordered the inquiry to ascertain the basis for granting parole to the film star after allegations of favoritism and protests. Additional Director General of Prisons Meeran Borwankar confirmed the development that Sanju has been given parole today and has already left for his home from Yerawad Jail, where he was lodged for possessing illegal firearms during the Mumbai Bomb blasts.
This is the second time that Dutt has been granted parole earlier too he had been out for a month on furlough for medical reasons.