Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt was recently convicted for his involvement in the 1993 Mumbai bombings. On March 28, 2013, the actor (in a press conference) said that he is not going to ask for pardon from the court, but would surrender instead.
Dutt, for the first time after the verdict, spoke to the media and appealed for privacy. The ‘Munna Bhai‘ actor said, “When I am not going for pardon, there is no debate.” While addressing the media the actor broke down and said that he had the highest respect for the court.
Sanjay went on to say that it was a very tough time for him and appealed for peace until he goes behind bars. The ‘Agneepath’ actor also assured that he would complete his pending work assignments. During the press conference, Dutt was accompanied by sister and Congress MP Priya Dutt. Sanjay, at the press conference also said that he and his family are shattered.
Dutt added, “I love my country, I love the citizens of my country and I love India”. On March 21, 2013, the court upheld the conviction against the star under the Arms Act for possession and destruction of an AK 56 before the Mumbai blasts. Starting from March 21, the actor has four weeks to make himself available for imprisonment.