Sister Guilty of Witchcraft Torture Murder

Telegraph (London), March 5, 2012

Kristy Bamu, 15, was beaten and tortured over four days by his sister Magalie Bamu and her boyfriend Eric Bikubi, leaving the boy with more than 130 injuries.

Today at the Old Bailey the pair were jailed for life with Bikubi, who was “the main assailant”, jailed for a minimum of 30 years.

The ‘feral, wild and completely out of control’ pair believed in a twisted version of a Congolese religion and became convinced Kristy was possessed by an evil spirit and controlling another child in the family.

He was attacked with a haul of everyday household items including weightlifting bar, clawhammer, tiles, pliers, and pieces of wood.

The pair even attacked Kristy’s two sisters and forced them and his two other brothers to join in the beating and torturing.

Eventually the weakened schoolboy begged to die and slipped under the water of a bath after he and his siblings were all placed in it to be hosed down in cold water by Bikubi on Christmas Day in 2010.

Football coach Bikubi, 28, did not give evidence but admitted manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility claiming lesions on his brain suffered as a child left him schizophrenic.

His barrister Henry Grunwald QC said sentencing “had to balance the revulsion about what everyone felt about what happened” with what Bikubi’s had “in the forefront of his sick mind for the care and concern” of another child in the family.

Marks and Spencers shop worker Bamu, 29, claimed she had no “choice” but to do as Bikubi ordered and did not believe in witchcraft.

Her barrister Philippa McAtasney QC said: “She has in effect lost her entire family and she faces a solitary life of imprisonment.

“Magalie Bamu would never had committed any crime, let alone murder, if it was not for the influence and acts of Eric Bikubi.”

But Judge David Paget QC said: “I am aware of the controversy of the meaning of the word sadistic in this context.

“I am in no doubt this murder involved a sadistic element. The intention was to rid Kristy Bamu of witchcraft.

“To do that both defendants brutalised and physically abused him until eventually he died. It was prolonged torture.”

He added Bikubi’s “organic brain damage” may make him “more inclined” to believe in witchcraft but added: “However that may help to explain to some extent what you did.

“But a belief in witchcraft, however genuine, can never excuse an assault on another person or the killing of another human being.

“I find it impossible not to conclude that there was an intention by you Eric Bikubi, to kill, perhaps not at first but certainly at the end of the ordeal inflicted on Kristy.

“You Magalie Bamu must have realised that might happen, why else say to your mother ‘if you do not collect the children, Eric would kill Kristy.’“

The attacks started after Kristy was accused of being a child witch. He was beaten about the head and body with fists and a weightlifting bar until he collapsed bleeding and unconscious.

Undeterred the pair said this was an evil spirit leaving him and continued the murderous assault with a clawhammer knocking out Kristy’s teeth and smashing his fingers, feet, hands and thighs.

Bikubi even shoved the weightlifting bar down Kristy’s throat, broke ceramic tiles over his head and forced him to drink a child’s urine.

Ignoring the pleas from her own sisters and brothers to stop the onslaught, Bamu either sat watching or joined in at one point twisting her brother’s ears with a pair of pliers.

She then instructed her 21-year-old sister Kelly to do the same.

Kristy’s sisters and brothers even admitted they were witches in a failed bid to halt the attacks on the defenceless teen.

Kristy and his siblings had been starved, deprived of sleep and made to chant prays inside the locked blood splattered east London flat where they had been packed off by their parents in Paris to spend Christmas with the couple.

The twisted pair even phoned Kristy’s mum and dad on Christmas Day as the life ebbed from him telling them to come and collect him or else he would be killed.

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  • loyalwhitebriton

    Not only have we imported third world poverty into the UK, we have also imported this brutal, sick, and twisted superstitious barbarism which is such a common feature of the Dark Continent.
    Africans have always done these kind of things to each other – in Africa. Always have done, probably always will do. I’m not saying that Whites are perfect, that would be a lie, but we’ve never been like this. And if somebody mentions the old British Celtic Druids practicing human sacrifice, no they didn’t – it was Roman propganda. I don’t think White European folk have ever practiced such depraved, animalistic, rituals – as a common practice and general rule.
    Britain used to be the cradle of European civilisation; a civilised and sane place. Then the cultural marxists took over the political and media establishments, and the third world moved into our neighbourhoods.
    I weep in heartbroken despair as Britain becomes naught but a third world s***-hole; where news is not about great accomplishments and societal progress, but about stupid Black people practicing witchcraft murders.
    Bring back Oswald Mosley. We need him.

  • See in their homeland they wouldnt have had a bath tub to do this, so UK culture is to blame. Worse part of it is that UK taxpayers are funding them to breed. Blacks pass many nations where they would have to work to eat to get to a white nation’s dole/welfare. Living on welfare/dole is better than being in the top 1% of native in 3rdworld nations.

  • Sonya610

    claiming lesions on his brain suffered as a child left him schizophrenic

    Well an incredibly high percentage of black males ARE diagnosed with schizophrenia!  Schizophrenia is generally genetic, but I guess if your parents were schizophrenic and they managed to bash you on the head and abuse you as a small child then it becomes “environmental”.

    This boy had a good defense attorney.  Who knows, maybe they really ARE schizophrenic and see demons or whatever while they carry out their violent passions.

    The trait that makes blacks so very dangerous and insidious is that they often mimic normal social civilized human behavior. They SEEM normal in their sentiments while in reality one can’t even guess what their real agenda is!  Their brains can learn the language, and they can imitate normal civilized human social signals, but at a moments notice they become deadly and violent and the rest of their fellow blacks are  quick to join in!

  • razorrare

    Such a staggering act of  Betrayal,Depravity,and Cruelty I am at a loss for words.

  • crazy_j

    While I have no problem imagining the horrors hinted at in this story, one has to marvel at the hypocrisy of governments that torture and murder as a matter of course subjecting those that follow that example to harsh punishments.

    Kill a man and you’re a murderer. Kill many and you’re a conqueror. Kill them all, you’re a god.

  • Oh phenomenal. England is importing Congolese people who believe in withcraft and torture their sons to death on Christmas day. CELEBRATE DIVERSITY!

  • Somehow, someway, this incident is a White person’s fault. Must be.

  • steve dalton

    Has anybody here ever read a book called “Blood Secrets’? It was written by a former Ju-Ju priest  Isiah Oke? Ju-Ju is the black magic religion of  Sub-Saharan Africa.  We know it in America as Voodoo. If you want to understand why horrors like this happen,  get a copy of this book.  It will give you one more reason why we can’t allow any immigration from Africa.