Three held for not informing about foreigners’ stay

Gurgaon, Aug 6 (IANS) Owners and managers of three paying guest (PG) accommodations in Gurgaon were arrested on the charges of not informing police about the foreigners staying in these accommodations, police said on Saturday.

In view of the upcoming Independence Day on August 15, Gurgaon police have been conducting raids on hotels and PGs.

A senior police officer said that during the raid on Friday night it was revealed that foreigners were staying in three different PGs and hotels here.

Sadar Police Station chief Vijay Kumar told IANS that Shamm Habib, 33, an Afghan national, owner of Kabul Hotel opposite the Medicity Medanta hospital, were arrested for not informing the police about the foreigners staying in the hotel.

He said that Habib’s visa for staying in India had also expired and he was living here illegally.

The manager of Grace Hotel on New Railway Road was arrested for not informing police about the stay of a Canadian.

The owner of Heritage Guest House in Sector 38 was also arrested.

The trio were arrested under section 14 of Foreigners of Act 1992 after cases were registered in the respective police stations. They were sent to judicial custody for 14 days by the court.



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