RAWALPINDI: The Cantt police have registered six FIRs against hotel managers for not providing details of their tenants to the police. Rawalpindi Cantt Executive Magistrate Mehar Abbas Haral conducted surprise checking of the hotels in Rawalpindi Cantonment area and inspected record of the tenants. On the rules violations, six FIRs were lodged against hotels, New Prince, Rex, Al-Mumtaz, Shining Star, Sadia and New Kashmir as the managers of the hotels could not present proper record of the tenants which is sheer violation of the Punjab Information of Temporary Residence Ordinance 2015. The law bounds all the owners not to rent out their properties with registering their tenants with the relevant police station. The magistrate directed the management of the hotels not to violate the rules else strict action in accordance with them law would be taken.
Published in The Express Tribune, December 22nd, 2017.
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