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This is how Sanjay Dutt earned Rs 440 in Yerwada Jail

Actor Sanjay Dutt Walked Out From Pune’s Yerwada Central Jail With Mere Rs 450. Here Is How He Managed To Earn This Much Money During His 42-month-long Stay.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ankit Pal | Updated on: 25 Feb 2016, 11:21:27 AM

New Delhi:

Actor Sanjay Dutt walked out from Pune’s Yerwada Central Jail with mere Rs 450. Here is how he managed to earn this much money during his 42-month-long stay.

Dutt earned Rs 440 for making paper bags and Khakhi envelopes in the prison. As per prison guidelines, convicted person is assigned with a works for which he can develop a skill and utilize them post release to earn a living.

There are three stages – unskilled, semi-skilled and skilled labour with a pay of Rs 45, Rs50 and Rs55 respectively.

A jail officer said, "Dutt was initially given the job of making paper bags from newspapers. He was trained by a team of experts, and was tagged as an unskilled labour. Under this, he was paid Rs 45 after preparing 100 paper bags perfectly. Five months ago, he was tasked with preparing Khaki envelopes for a government office and for every 1,000 envelopes he used to get R50. He took two-three weeks to complete these tasks."

Sanjay Dutt also performed radio jockey in jail but no money will be given for the act.

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First Published : 25 Feb 2016, 09:06:00 AM