Pakistan: Pakistan’s sorcerers continue to thrive despite Sharia law

Sorcerers use a number of traditional practices, including writing verses of the Koran on paper and folding them into various patterns to be worn around the neck as a talisman. Other methods include reciting the Koran and then blowing onto water or rosewater which a follower then drinks…

However, not everyone approves. Mufti Tehsinullah of Islamabad’s radical Red Mosque said that while the practice of black magic was officially recognised in the Hadith — Islamic texts relating to the life of the Prophet Muhammad — it was wrong to exploit it.

“Practising black magic and making it a business is against Sharia and the fake practitioners have in many cases abused young girls who go to them for help in getting proposals,” he claimed.

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