Yerawada Jail

  • MHA seeks report from Maharashtra on repeated parole to Sanjay Dutt February 24, 2014

    A week after actor Sanjay Dutt's parole was extended till March 21 in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, The Ministry of Home Affairs has now sought report from Maharashtra government on repeated parole to the actor. Earlier, Dutt's 30 day-parole was extended till February 19. The 54-year-old, who is undergoing the...
  • Activists protest against one month parole to Sanjay Dutt December 7, 2013

    Activists of Republican Party of India (RPI) on Saturday staged a demonstration in front of Yerawada Jail in Pune, protesting the administration's decision to release actor Sanjay Dutt on parole for a month. Dutt, convicted under the Arms Act for illegal possession of weapons in the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts case,...
  • 1993 bomb blasts case: Sanjay Dutt granted 30 day parole December 6, 2013

    Pune: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt has been granted parole by the Pune police in the 1993 bomb blasts case. Pune Divisional Commissioner Prabhakar Deshmush said that the actor was granted parole on grounds of his wife's illness. "He has been granted onemonth parole on the recommendation made by the prison officials....
  • Sanjay Dutt to perform 'Lungi Dance' for inmates in Yerawada Jail September 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Actor Sanjay Dutt along with 50 inmates in Pune's Yerawada Central Jail will stage a play, as part of a fundraiser programme, on September 26. The annual event, which is expected to continue for a couple of hours, has been organized by the jail authorities. Interestingly, Sanjay will...
  • Kasab hanged, Pak in denial over Saeed's role in 26/11 November 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Wednesday, November 21, 2012, was a redletter day in the 26/11 chapter with convict Ajmal Kasab being hanged and buried under secrecy in Pune's Yerawada jail. However, even as Pakistan said that all terrorists should meet their logical end, it still remained in denial over the involvement of...
  • Will Kasab's hanging bring closure to the trauma of 26/11? November 21, 2012

    Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving terrorist of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, has been hanged in a top secret operation this morning. ...
  • India, Pak spar over 26/11 after Kasab's execution November 21, 2012

    New Delhi: India and Pakistan on Wednesday sparred over communication about the hanging of the lone surviving terrorist of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks Ajmal Kasab. Immediately after the hanging was carried out in Pune, Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said Indian mission in Islamabad had informed Pakistan government about...
  • No request from Kejriwal to meet Shetty: Yerawada jail November 13, 2012

    Pune: Yerawada jail authorities on Tuesday said they had not received any request from activist Arvind Kejriwal to meet farmers' leader Raju Shetty at the prison. "Daily we get many requests from relatives of jail inmates (to meet them) but we have not received any such application from Arvind Kejriwal...
  • CID to probe German Bakery accused murder: Patil June 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Maharashtra Home Minister and NCP leader RR Patil on Friday promised CID investigation in the murder of the German Bakery blast accused in the Yerawada jail on Friday. "The CID will investigate this matter. It is a very serious issue," said Patil. He added that a suspension order had...
  • German Bakery blast accused killed in jail: police June 8, 2012

    Pune: The Pune police have claimed that the German bakery blast accused has been killed in the Yerawada jail. The police said that Mohammed Siddique was strangled to death after a brawl inside the jail. Siddique had been arrested by the Delhi Police in 2011 in connection with various blasts....
  • Murder convict donates kidney to save mother October 23, 2010

    Pune: Lata Nelkhade's eyes fill with tears of gratitude. This kidney patient had lost all hope but she now thanks God that the court has granted her son Akash, a murder convict, parole so that he could donate her a kidney. All Lata Nelkhade can say is May God give...
  • Murder convict escapes from Yerwada jail August 17, 2010

    Pune: A 40yearold murder convict escaped from the Yerawada jail here cutting iron grills of his barrack and jumping over the jail wall, police said on Tuesday. Balasaheb Pawar, who fled the jail premises on Monday night mocking at the security blanket, was undergoing a life sentence for murdering his brotherinlaw...
  • Sanjay Dutt released, ready to join work November 29, 2007

    New Delhi: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt walked out of Pune's Yerawada jail early Thursday morning and reached his home hours later. Dutt, who had been convicted under the Arms Act in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case, was granted bail by the Supreme Court two days back. Family and friends were...
  • Legal hurdles cleared, but Dutt won't be free today November 28, 2007

    Mumbai: The final legal hurdle for Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt's release from jail was cleared on Wednesday with Special TADA judge Pramod Kode, issuing the release orders for the Bollywood star along with 16 others who were granted bail by the Supreme Court. The court has decided that Dutt will have...
  • Police raid Dutt's jail cell for drugs, weapons November 15, 2007

    Pune: A joint team of Pune Police and Yerawada jail officials have searched the cells of convicts, including that of Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt to check on the use of drugs, mobile phones, weapons or objectionable material by the inmates inside the prison. The search operation was carried out on Wednesday...
  • Court condemns Dutt to Diwali in jail, frees Monica Bedi November 2, 2007

    New Delhi: It will be no fun and games for Munnabhai this Diwali. He will have to spend it away from his family and friends, locked up in Pune's Yerawada Jail. His last hope to make it home for Diwali was a plea challenging his conviction in Supreme Court, but...
  • Bailed on Monday, but Dutt stays in jail August 22, 2007

    Mumbai: Actor Sanjay Dutt will spend a second consecutive night in jail though the Supreme Court granted him interim bail on Monday. Papers related to the Supreme Courts order have still not reached the Yerawada jail in Pune where Dutt is serving a sixyear prison sentence for illegally receiving guns from...
  • It's caning for Sanjay Dutt in Yerawada jail August 9, 2007

    Pune: With little chance of light, camera and action in the near future, Sanjay Dutt will now take up carpentry as his full time job in Yerawada Jail. Dutt has been assigned the work of caning, which will include weaving 'plastic' and 'cane' strings, to make furniture. Sanjay Dutt was...
  • Life in jail for Dutt: Simple living, high thinking August 3, 2007

    Pune: Actor Sanjay Dutt, who was sentenced to six years in jail for the 1993 Mumbai blasts, spent his first night at Punes Yerawada Jail on Thursday after he withdrew his request to stay in a Mumbai jail. The actor was shifted from Mumbai's Arthur Road Jail in a heavily guarded...
  • Dutt gets another shock, will be jailed in Pune August 2, 2007

    Mumbai: Actor Sanjay Dutt, who has been given six years imprisonment for illegal arms possession, on Thursday lost his appeal to be serve his term in Mumbai and will be transferred to Pune's Yerwada Jail. The Inspector General (Prisons) told CNNIBN that Dutt would be transferred to the Yerwada Jail soon. Dutt's...