A drunk Census Enumerator in Lugari, Kakamega county, fell into a shallow stream together with the devices to be used during the nationwide census that starts today. The gadgets got water logged. He was arrested and taken to Turbo Police Station.

According to a police report filed at the station, census enumerator, Celsso Aginga who was allocated at Sossian village got drunk while marking houses in readiness for the exercise which kick starts today evening.

“He apparently got too drunk to the extent of falling in a shallow stream with the enumerator’s gadget serial No. 3708020301015EA which got water logged. He was rescued by village elders and escorted to the post so as to prevent theft or loss of the crucial gadget,” read the police report.

Elsewhere, another census official in Nyamira county who is believed to be an ICT expert is said to have been arrested after drinking but he did not have the money to pay for his drink and instead chose to exchange the census items for beer.