A sanitation court in Sokoto on Saturday sealed up six filling stations for flouting the end of the month sanitation exercise.

It was reported that the affected filling stations included those of major and independent marketers.

The court presided over by Magistrate Shu’aibu Ahmad  sentenced  the operators of the six  filling stations to three months imprisonment each  with an option of N10,000 fine.

In the same vein, the court also sentenced 20 motorists arrested to three weeks imprisonment each with an option of N2, 000 fine.

Similarly, six shop owners found wanting by the court was sentenced to two months imprisonment each with an option of N5, 000 fines.

No fewer than 50 cyclists arrested were sentenced to two weeks imprisonment each with option of N1, 000 fine.

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