News 360: SC upholds Yakub's death sentence in 1993 Mumbai blasts, Sanjay Dutt to be jailed

Fatima Karan,Karma Paljor, CNN-IBN | Mar 21, 2013 at 10:05pm


One of the 1993 Mumbai blasts case masterminds Yakub Memon's death sentence has been upheld by the Supreme Court even as 10 others, who were used to plant the bombs, have got some relief as the the apex court commuted their death penalty to life term. The apex court also upheld Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt's conviction under the Arms Act but reduced his sentence from six years to five years.