The South Delhi Municipal Corporation took strong action on Thursday against realty major Ansal Properties and Infrastructure Ltd by attaching the rent payable to it by occupants of a building owned by it. According to a SDMC statement, the company was asked to pay pending property tax of Rs.92.59 lakh but it did not do so.

“SDMC’s Property Tax Department took stringent action against M/s Ansal Properties & Infrastructure Ltd and attached their rent for recovery of property tax,” it said.

“We have sent the notice as per the provision of DMC Act but M/s Ansal Properties and Infrastructure Ltd has failed to deposit the property tax. As a result, attachment of rent for recovery of property tax amounting to Rs.92,59,736 (excluding penalty) has been done,” the statement quoted Assessor and Collector B. N. Singh saying.

Rental of the six occupants – Spa Time, Seoul Restaurant, Harrys Karaoke Lounge Bar, ADK Real Estate Pvt Ltd, The Wali Disney Company (India) Pvt Ltd and D S Mittle and Sons were attached.