Hyderabad: The Resident Welfare Association (RWA) of Malaysian township-KPHB- Kukatpally, have lodged a complaint with the Cyberabad police, against three US-returnees for staying at the gated community without under going the mandatory quarantined period of 14 days.

According to the residents, On 19th March, at about 10.30 PM three youngsters, namely Sai Pavan Kolli , Abhinav Jasti and Vishnu A Babu, all returned from US entered flat no 606 in block 26 of their township.

Speaking to NewsMeter Mr V. Alexander- General Secretary of Malaysian Township said, ‘The owner of the property, Mr Sambasiva Rao rarely in the flat, he now resides in Khammam district. When we asked the youngsters from where they were coming and who they are, they claimed to be residents of Hyderabad. The said property (flat no 606) belongs to one of the youngster’s Grand father while the other two are fellow colleagues friends.

Mr. Alex further added, “We (referring to residents) were sure the trio returned from abroad and they were hiding the truth. According to the Security personnel, the trio entered the township with baggage and held documents stamped by the International Airport authorities.

‘Due to outbreak of CoronaVirus, we are suspicious and reported the matter to local police and 104 help line of GHMC. On Saturday,The Kukatpally Police checked the flat. On questioning the trio, one of them submitted a document with a stamp. The document showed,’My Home Jewel’ and ‘Aditya Apartment in Jubilee hills’ as their residence however the youngsters choose to stay at Malaysian township. When questioned by police the three cited self quarantine at Malayaisan Township in order to minimise the risk to their family members at the address mentioned in Airport declarations’ added Srinivasulu Nelluri- Vice President of the township.

The RWA complained over no-cooperation of the mandal revenue officials in shifting them out. ‘We tried to sort out the issue by speaking to the flat owner however all proved futile. Residents at township are worried, as the block in which the youngsters are staying houses many senior citizens and children.

The RWAs claimed, the identification cards of the US-returnees like Aadhar cards, Passports did not have the address of Malaysian Township.

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