Category: Dieudonne Tukala

Pastor is arrested after inquiry into claims of cruelty to ‘child witches’

A London-based pastor has been arrested on suspicion of inciting child cruelty following an investigation into allegations of witchcraft at an evangelical Congolese church in Tottenham. Dr Dieudonne Tukala, 46, from the Church of Christ Mission, is being questioned over claims that he diagnosed several children as “witches“, advising their parents to beat the devil out of them or send them back to the Democratic Republic of Congo so that he could pray for them to be killed. His arrest yesterday morning came after a BBC investigation into the belief in witchcraft within Britain’s African community. In reports broadcast on