TT Epaper
The Telegraph
Graphiti
 
CIMA Gallary

Residents warned on tenants

Shillong, July 24: Residents in the West Garo Hills have been asked to ascertain the credentials of their tenants in view of militancy.

West Garo Hills deputy commissioner Pravin Bakshi today said militants might seek refuge in localities in Tura and other urban and rural areas as tenants to evade arrest. He warned residents not to rent out accommodation to “unidentified persons”. He said the police have devised a format for inquiry and verification of the tenants, which can be obtained from police stations and outposts.

Among others, the form requires the tenant to give references of two “respectable” persons and calls for signature of the tenant and landlord jointly, he said.

“If the verification is not followed and persons with criminal and militant background enter as tenants, the needle of suspicion could also move to the landlord. As such, it is appealed to all to kindly co-operate,” Bakshi said.

In the case of hotels, lodges and hostels, he said verification of the identity of those seeking accommodation is required and in case of any suspicion, cops must be informed.


 More stories in Northeast

  • Alert in tea gardens on viral outbreak
  • Tocklai to brew more flavours for teatime
  • Activists and villagers pin hopes on green tribunal
  • Privilege notice against rights activist
  • Residents warned on tenants
  • Silchar tame Arunachal
  • Gogoi on funds use
  • 60-hour Arunachal bandh off
  • Kalam calls for integrity
  • GPS for 66 ferries in Assam
  • GMC boost to Sabha efforts
  • Kalita livid at Sarma's cheeky act
  • Lottery scam
  • FCI edge past Trinayanjyoti
  • Poireikhongjil triumph
  • Priyana wins doubles
  • Kamrup issues sand royalties
  • Plea for traders' security
  • Drive to celebrate friendship
  • Trainee kin move court for CBI probe
  • Call for debate on prohibition
  • Naga team leaves for Edinburgh
  • Security up in Goalpara
  • Court slams bank on claim