Srinagar, May 18: Police on Wednesday urged landlords in Srinagar to get tenant verification done before renting out their properties in view of yesterday's sexual assault on a minor girl by three youth from north Kashmir's Baramulla who had been staying on rent in the district.
A spokesman of Srinagar Police while asking the residents to register the tenants warned of legal action against those who fail to do so.
"In view of yesterday's kidnapping & sexual assault case, all are requested again to get tenant verification done. Here 3 criminal minded persons from Rafiabad, Sopore were staying on rent in Malbagh area & landlord didn't do any tenant verification. He will also face legal action," said the police spokesman.
Three persons including a juvenile were on Tuesday arrested by police for allegedly kidnapping and sexually assaulting a minor girl in Malbagh area of Soura in Srinagar district.