26 February 2016

Saudi religious police trained to fight black magic

Religious police in Saudi Arabia have begun training on how to fight black magic and arrest those involved in black art reports Emirates 247.

The ‘Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice,’ also known as the religious police are responsible for upholding the country’s strict laws on sex segregation and other moral issues.

According to reports, 30 members of the ‘Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice’ have completed a five-day course on combating magic at the Commission’s headquarters in the capital Riyadh.

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The course covered theoretical and practical measures on how to deal with magic and destroy black art work as well as how to identify magicians and sorcerers.

Magic is strictly banned in Saudi Arabia, and in 2012, the country is reported to have charged 215 magicians. [Asian Image] Read more