Anorak | Cursed coconut upsets Maldives presidential election

Cursed coconut upsets Maldives presidential election

by | 7th, September 2013

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“THE police brought a ‘ruqyah’ practitioner (white magician) to examine the coconut,” says a policeman on Guraidhoo Island, Maldives, where a suspicious ‘kihah’ (immature coconut)  had been spotted close to the  presidential election polling station in Kaafu Atoll.

“Neighbors supporting President Mohamed Waheed’s Gaumee Ihthihad Party (GIP) live in the area, so they heard about the fanditha coconut and wanted to create problems, so they contacted the police. MDP and PPM have been running strong campaigns and have many supporters in the area, however GIP only has about 15 members. Since GIP has very few supporters, they are trying to redirect attention away from the other political parties to gain votes,” alleged the source. “GIP has told PPM that MDP planted the fanditha coconut, however they are telling MDP that PPM is responsible. Neighbors a few houses away were awake around 3:00am that night and did not notice any suspicious activity,”

“Because it’s a fake the police are not worried . The four-inch coconut had a Sura [Qur’anic verse]

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