President Uhuru Kenyatta was not genuine in condemning eight Ambira High School students who allegedly insulted Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i, two lawyers have observed.

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Over the weekend, Uhuru bursted the eight students, adding that they are in the 'right' place following their incarceration.

"We must instill discipline. We can't allow young people to disrespect their elders. Those boys are in the right place," he stated.

Although they are yet to be formally charged, prosecutors are investigating possible culpability in exam malpractices based on their confession in the viral video.

But criminal lawyer David Ombego dismissed the Head of State's stand, insisting that he is not genuine with his outbursts.

"I am shocked that he can condemn those excited adolescents yet he's notorious of similar outbursts. Has he forgotten that he rebuked Supreme Court judges?" asked Ombego.

Wilkins Ochoki, another criminal lawyer added: "The president is not qualified to condemn the boys. He is notorious of bashing those whom he differs with and that's on record."

After the nullification of August 8th presidential elections, a visibly angered Uhuru held a rally at Burma market where he condemned the judges as conmen.

Some of the eight boys have been arrested by the police even as Ambira High School principal Thomas Odhiambo insisted that the school did cheat as claimed by the students.