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Friday, August 08, 2008

Before Buying a Flat, inform the Police

Mr. Abhishek Sharma, owner of flats 1503, 1504 in Gunani Building, Sector-16, Palm Beach, Navi Mumbai had rented out his property to Mr. Kenneth Haywood, an American citizen. However, despite the orders given by Navi Mumbai police about registering sale, lease or any other dealing of property with the nearby police station, the police have claimed that Mr. Sharma had not registered his lease agreement with Mr. Haywod. "Following increasing terrorist activities all over the country, the Navi Mumbai police had issued an order to builders and developers which states that the owner of the flat or property should inform the nearest police station about the tenant’s name, address and other details," ,” stated a police officer on condition of anonymity. If someone disobeys the order, he/she stands to be punished under Section 188 of Indian Penal Code. The order states that "if such disobedience causes obstruction, annoyance or injury, or risk of obstruction, to any person lawfully employed, the defaulter will be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to one month or with fine which may extend to Rs 200, or both."

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