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It's an Emotional Day for us: Priya Dutt

Dutt, 56, was arrested in April 1993 for possession and destruction of an AK-56 rifle, which was a part of cache of arms and explosives which was part of the consignment used in the 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts.

Published: 25th February 2016 03:06 PM  |   Last Updated: 25th February 2016 03:06 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

MUMBAI: Sanjay Dutt's sister Priya says it is an emotional day for the family and revealed that they have planned a special welcome for the actor, who has been released from Yerawada prison and is on his way home.

She also wished that her father late Sunil Dutt was alive to witness this day.

"There are no such plans (of celebration). My husband has decorated the building gate and has put up a poster welcoming him home. My kids have made card for him. We will just sit and chat," Priya told PTI.

"It's a very emotional day for us. I wish my father was alive to see this day. It would have been the happiest day for him. I am yet to meet him (Sanjay Dutt). We are just waiting for him at home," said the former MP.

"It's been 23 years... he (Sanjay Dutt) and we all have gone through many ups and downs. We have struggled a lot," Priya said.

Dutt, 56, was arrested in April 1993 for possession and destruction of an AK-56 rifle, which was a part of cache of arms and explosives which was part of the consignment used in the 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts.

The actor was in jail for sometime then.

In 2013, the Supreme Court upheld his conviction by a special court here for possession of arms and ammunitions, but reduced the sentence to five years, following which he surrendered to serve the remainder of his sentence

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