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Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt gets jail time for ties to Mumbai bombing

Despite its reputation for corruption, India's legal system has sentenced one of Bollywood's most famous actors, Sanjay Dutt, for his link to the 1993 terrorist attack that left 257 people dead and 713 wounded. The AP notes that the bombing was the biggest terrorist attack in India's history.

Dutt, who already spent 20 months in jail for buying illegal weapons from the terrorists, has been on bail since 2007, "when he appealed against his original sentence of six years," reports the BBC. "On Thursday, the Supreme Court reduced it to five years."

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