Madurai Corporation on Thursday issued warrant notice against three cinema halls for non-payment of property tax, water charges and underground drainage maintenance fee.

A statement said that Assistant Commissioner (East) U. Angayarkanni, led a team of officials and pasted the warrant notice on the entrance of the theatres. The local body has warned the defaulters of initiating distraint proceedings and snapping of drinking water and underground drainage connections.

While the theatre complex comprising Natana, Nattiya and Narthana cinema halls owed Rs. 18 lakh to the Corporation, the other two theatres, New Deluxe and Ram Theatre owed Rs. 9.5 lakh and Rs. 2.5 lakh respectively.

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