Sanjay Dutt to earn Rs. 25 a day by making paper bags in jail

By HT

Jailed Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt will be trained to make paper bags at the Yerawada Central Jail, official sources said Saturday. He is likely to be paid Rs. 25 a day.

Dutt is undergoing his 42-month prison sentence after being linked to the 1993 Mumbai terror attack. It is his second stint in the jail. A jail official said the actor will be trained to make high quality, heavy duty paper bags with a capacity of 6-8 kg, which are now gradually replacing plastic bags in the market.

He is likely to get a remuneration of Rs. 25 a day for this laborious work. However, depending on his skills and efficiency, the payment could gradually go up to Rs.40 per day.

The official indicated that in view of security concerns, Dutt will undertak