Meru top official nabbed by police for driving while drunk

Buuri East deputy county commissioner Peter Jumwa during a past event. PHOTO | CHARLES WANYORO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The senior official was seized by Meru traffic boss at around 3pm and later released with no charges preferred on him.
  • The officer was reportedly on a “drinking spree” while using the government vehicle without the designate driver.
  • Mr Jumwa was arrested without any resistance while amused members of public watched.

Buuri East deputy county commissioner Peter Jumwa was Tuesday held in police cells for hours after he was allegedly found driving a government vehicle under the influence of alcohol at Kiirua town, Meru County.

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