Over two hundred persons have been arrested in Asaba by sanitation task force for flouting the state environmental sanitation laws.
Director of sanitation and waste management, Delta State Ministry of Environment, Mr Lucky Adah said those arrested had been arraigned before mobile courts for trial and prosecution.
Mr Adah said despites the restriction order, the defaulters left their homes for unnecessary engagements.
He hinted that government would adopt stiffer measures to ensure full compliance with the environmental sanitation laws.
Some of those arrested claimed ignorance of the exercise.
Sam Erhunmwunsee/ Asaba