Pune: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, currently out on parole, got an extension of the parole due to his wife`s illness, here Monday.
Dutt, who secured parole Dec 21 from Pune`s Yerawada Central Jail (YCJ), was expected to return to the jail after completing his one-month leave from prison Monday.
He had recently submitted an application seeking extension of parole to the Pune divisional commissioner on account of Manyata`s worsening health condition.
Manyata is reported to be suffering from multiple ailments of the heart and liver and was admitted to Global Hospital in Parel, Mumbai, over a week ago for treatment.
Prior to this, Dutt had been released on a fortnight long furlough, which was extended by another fortnight in Oct 2013.
A convict in the March 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts case, Dutt had surrendered before a Mumbai special court in May 2013 after his conviction was confirmed by the Supreme Court.
Since he had already served 18 months of his five-year sentence, Dutt returned to YCJ to serve the remaining 42 months of his conviction for illegal possession of weapons in 1993.