Saudi police arrest sorceress with 98 victims
By StaffPublished Tuesday, April 05, 2011
Saudi Arabia’s feared Islamic police arrested a sorceress who had practiced witchcraft on 98 victims, a newspaper reported on Tuesday.
Members of the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice raided the house of the 50-year-old Saudi woman in a village in the southern province of Asir, Sabq Arabic language daily said.
“They found talismans and other witchcraft tools in her house….the members also found a list containing the names and addresses of 98 families who have been victims to her activities,” the paper said.
“The woman will stand trial for practicing sorcery while Commission experts were called in to neutralize the effects and spells of her talismans and other tools.”