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“Bomoh” claims to ward off evil spirits by firing cheap toy guns at devotees

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A video has been circulating online showing a “bomoh” allegedly warding off evil spirits that a devotee is apparently afflicted with by firing cheap toy guns at her.

In the video, the “bomoh” chants as he points a number of plastic toy guns at the unsuspecting devotee who is seated in front of the “bomoh” with her palms turned upwards. The middle-aged man fires the guns directly at and around the woman as he continues chanting.

At one point the man takes a staff in his hand and stamps it multiple times on a piece of white cloth or paper between him and the devotee, before firing two plastic guns with flashing lights at the woman as he chants:

I am seriously considering this vocation for my retirement. As long as we have plenty of brainless creatures plus the magic of some arabic verses and plenty of cheap batteries from China, I can make good money without need to steal like najib. 25th century bomoh in 21st century.

Posted by Sarajun Hoda on Wednesday, 15 August 2018

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The “bomoh” is believed to be from Malaysia. Sharing the video of the “25th century bomoh in 21st century,” Facebook user Sarajun Hoda wrote online:

“I am seriously considering this vocation for my retirement. As long as we have plenty of brainless creatures plus the magic of some arabic verses and plenty of cheap batteries from China, I can make good money without need to steal like najib. ”

The plastic gun bomoh is not the first “bomoh” to use questionable objects in an effort to demonstrate his powers. A few years ago, another Malaysian bomoh used coconuts and a “magic carpet” to try to locate the missing MH370 boeing that vanished mid-air.

In 2014, Bomoh Ibrahim Mat Zin – who calls himself Raja Bomoh Sedunia Nujum VIP with the title of Datuk Mahaguru – conducted the rituals using “Zam-Zam” water, two coconuts, a “magical” walking stick and carpet to find the missing plane. Earlier, the bomoh had also used binoculars made of bamboo and a fish trap hook to try to locate the missing aircraft.

With reportedly 50 years of experience as a Bomoh, Ibrahim became famous after he offered his assistance to locate the victims of high-profile cases like the Highland Towers tragedy and the Mona Fendy case.Follow us on Social Media

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