After students from Ambira High School videotape, of them assaulting CS Matiangi and CS Mohammed went Viral many Kenyans came out disowning the heinous act shown by form four leavers. The students were later arrested by police after their nasty words that are even unprintable went viral on social media. In their words, they shouted that they even cheated. The learners took turns to insult the two ministers in unprintable words. “Shule huisha,tumeiba (We are done with school…we cheated in exams),” they shouted.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has also come out warning form four leavers against disrespecting other people and indiscipline. he went ahead and cited students of Ambira High School who insulted CS Matiangi and Amina on videotape. The President confirmed the student’s arrest saying “the young boys are where they should be in order for them to be disciplined.”
Inspector General Joseph Boinnet said only three were arrested adding that police are hunting the others as well. “Police will go after the rest of the boys to ascertain if they cheated in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination as they claimed in the video,” said Boinnet.
The learners were arrested in the count that they were involved in cheating and not assaulting prominent people. Uhuru also warned that the authorities will not in any way entertain the negative activities people engage in and having the courage to even publicize their act.
“We will not and we shall not entertain indiscipline and abuse from our young people…you must learn to respect our elders just like the elders must respect and nurture you,” said Uhuru Kenyatta. He also urged that his government is committed to ensuring the country builds a society that is cohesive, respectful and discipline.
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“If indeed you are ready to brag about cheating, then we will show you what this nation does to cheats and those who disrespect elders,” the President said. Hundreds of scouts attended the event which saw the president agitate for discipline among young people.
“Young men and women, you are our future and we are proud of you. Let me send a warning to those young fellows who think they can insult elders that they will be dealt with. Discipline, selflessness, and patriotism are important attributes that we should all aspire to have. I call upon all our youth to reflect on, and practice these values that will greatly contribute to a more productive and fulfilling life,” Uhuru said.
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