Mohali, Feb. 15 -- Six days after a three-storey building collapsed onthe Kharar-Landran road on February 8, the Kharar municipal council has issued notices to 20 property owners, asking them to refrain from illegal construction at their buildings or face the music.

Kharar MC executive officer Sangeet Kumar said, "We have given them a week to stop the illegal work or take proper permission from the MC office, failing which legal action will be initiated."

"We have found variousviolations, which include digging basements beyond the permissible limit, construction without approval and beyond the approved sketches," Kumar said.

He said MC had also issued similar notices to showrooms on the Landran road.

"Construction is going on there with...