‘Genie’ turns out to be fake penis, family arrested for conning villagers
When villagers were told that a powerful genie had carried out the sex change on the 15-year-old girl and performed a circumcision as proof, they rushed to the family's home in southern Bangladesh seeking cures for their ailments.
Muslims make roughly 90 per cent of Bangladesh’s 160 million population, who believe in the existence of Jinns, or genies. Many Bangladeshi healers claim they can communicate and befriend these magical beings, or possess the powers to bottle evil spirits.
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