The Meghalaya High Court has directed the district administration to seal all the 24 high-rise buildings constructed in Shillong city in violation of the byelaws, says a report in The Shillong Times.

On 23 April, the district administration sealed the 12 buildings belonging to Narayan Prasad Jhunjhunwala at Police Bazaar, Nilesh Tibrewalla at Thana Road, Satyabrato Baidya at Jail Road, Ajit Das Gupta at Jail Road, Bidur Das at Jail Road, Uday N Shukla at Oakland Road, Rajkumari Sinha at Bivar Road, Mentok Ri-Project Pvt Ltd at Bivar Road, Maruf Elahi at Bivar Road, Beroline Khongshei at Laban, Mohendro Rapsang at Keating Road and Saini Pala at Motinagar. Later, 12 more buildings were listed for violation of the Meghalaya Building Byelaws, 2011.

These bulding are owned by Sanjib Das, resident of GS Road, Police Bazar, Manchin Fincon Pvt Ltd, resident of Jail Road, Kenneth M Lyngdoh, resident of Bivar Road, Sanjay Jhunjhunwalla of Bivar Road, Modrick Nongkynrih of Bishop Cotton Road and , BD M.