Remember The Boity And Bujy Bikwa Incident?

The drama continues

By  | Aug 23, 2022, 10:26 AM  | Boitumelo "Boity" Thulo  | Drama

Boity and Bujy Bikwa
On the 1st of October 2021, we reported that Boity Thulo had been hospitalized following an injury she got after an altercation she had with Bujy Bikwa the night before.

Want to find out all the details about what really happened between Boity and Bujy Bikwa and how the two settled their case? Read on to get answers to all your questions about the infamous incident.

What exactly happened between Boity and Bujy Bikwa?

Boity and Bujy Bikwa, source: Instagram

According to present witnesses, Boity and Bujy Bikwa were at the Courtyard Hotel in Midrand on the evening of the 30th of September 2021 when an argument ensued between the two.

Things turned sour pretty quickly and Bujy Bikwa reportedly threw a bottle of alcohol across Boity Thulo’s face that left the renowned media personality with a cut on her face and resulted in her being hospitalized.

Witnesses revealed that Boity and Bujy Bikwa were having drinks and had been arguing about sangomas and ancestors. It reportedly got to a point where Bujy Bikwa became agitated and wanted to see if Boity’s ancestor could protect her and decided to attack her by throwing a bottle at her.

Boity and Bujy Bikwa’s court settlement

Boity Thulo, source: Instagram

Following the altercation that left Boity Thulo hospitalized with several stitches, the glamorous television personality reported the incident to Midrand police and Bujy Bikwa was arrested and charged with assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

The famous podcaster spent the entire weekend behind bars as he was initially denied bail. During his bail hearing which happened at Midrand Magistrates court, Bujy Bukwa was released on R 2 000 bail.

Other conditions for his bail included keeping his distance from Boity and not making contact with any of the witnesses who were present when the assault occurred.

During the settlement of the assault case, Boity Thulo reportedly demanded a total of R 1.2 million from Bujy Bikwa. She explained, through her lawyers, that the R 1 million was for the assault charge she had laid against him while the remaining R 200,000 was for the medical expenses she had incurred following her hospitalization after the incident.

In a statement, Bujy Bikwa also revealed that he had opened a counter case of common assault against Boity Thulo.

He explained that he was verbally abused by Boity and additionally faced pain and suffering during his time in police custody. He further stated that he had received medical attention and that he had already filed his medical records towards the counter case.

Bujy Bikwa’s GBV campaign raises an uproar

Bujy Bikwa's poster, source: Twitter

A few weeks after his widely publicized altercation with Boity which some categorized as gender-based violence, Bujy announced that he would be taking part in a campaign aimed at ending GBV.

The particular campaign would be a 5 KM walk by the Khuzekani Madoda organization which aimed at both promoting the organization’s new single as well as advocating an end to GBV.

As soon as Bujy Bikwa’s poster landed on Twitter, tweeps quickly jumped on the opportunity to ridicule the former radio personality for reportedly preaching water whilst drinking wine.
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