Yuvraj Singh in trouble as he receives legal notice from Goa government

Yuvraj Singh

Yuvraj Singh, a former World Cup hero, has gotten in legal trouble. He received a legal notice from the Goa Tourism Department owing to some irregularities with his private villa.

Yuvraj Singh, a former Indian cricketer, is a World Cup hero. However, his career took a hit during his prime due to an unfortunate illness. Yuvraj Singh diagnosed with lung cancer shortly after the World Cup ended. That marked a sad end to a prolific career.

Yuvraj owns a private villa in Goa. However, the Goa tourism department has found some irregularities in the documentation. The department has alleged that Yuvraj put up the villa for a homestay on online platforms without officially registering the property with the government.

Yuvraj Singh asked to appear before the court

The Goa government has issued a legal notice to the former cricketer. According to the Goa Registration for Tourist Trade Act, 1982, proper registration is needed for every property put up for homestay. Yuvraj Singh has allegedly violated the rules.

Morjim, North Goa, is where the villa “Casa Singh” is located. The deputy director of tourism has issued a statement on the matter.

“It has come to the notice of the undersigned that your residential premises located at Varchewada, Morjim, Pernem, Goa are allegedly functioning as a homestay. And is being marked on online platforms like Airbnb”

“Every person intending to operate a Hotel/Guest House before operating has to apply for registration to the Prescribed Authority. Therefore, a notice is hereby given as to why penal action should not be initiated against it. By default in registration under the Goa Registration of Tourist Trade Act, 1982

Now, he has to appear before the court for a hearing. If Yuvraj fails to attend the hearing, he will be held guilty of the offense. The punishment would be a fine of 1 lakh rupees.

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