Aluva police arrested three persons on Wednesday for dumping human waste on public road and for possessing weapons. Rinas, 26, son of Nazar, of Valavath Veedu, Kalvethy, Fort Kochi, Nazir, 37, son of Muhammed Thalappirambu, Palluruthy and Siddique, 33, son o f S h a m s u o f M a d a t h i p a r a m b i l , Nambaipuram, Palluruthy, were the arrested persons. According to Deputy Superintendent of Police Sanil Kumar, the police had been receiving a number of complaints from places around Aluva town about dumping of human waste on road. On the basis of the complaints received, night patrolling had been strengthened in the area over the last few days. The three persons were arrested while they were trying to find a place at Kuttamassery area to unload the contents of their vehicle. The patrolling team, on suspicion, checked the vehicle and found that it was filled with human waste. The police found two machetes kept on the top of the load. The police said that those were supposed to be used against the people who objected their work of dumping the waste. In a similar incident on Thursday at 4 am, Aluva police arrested three more persons who were trying to dump toilet waste on Aluva- Perumbavoor road. They were found to be searching for a place for dumping near a petrol pump on the road. Shafique, 22, son of Basheer Aarottparambil, Thoppumpady, Altaf, 22, son of Shahul Hameed, Kalathackal house, Thoppumpady, and Babu, 28, son of Georgekutty Puthiyaveettil, Haripad, were the arrested. Woman Sub Inspector Sujatha and Assistant Sub Inspector Ravi led the patrol team that arrested the trio.