A Shariah court in the town of Mahd Al-Dahab has summoned a genie to appear in court in a case where a family has complained about harassment from the supernatural being. The Koran (Qu’ran) mentions genies or jinn.
The family says that the genie is not just mean but tech-savvy. They say that it has been leaving voice messages on mobile phones, stealing mobile phones, and pelting them with stones. The genie wants the family to move away.
This is far less friendly than more popular genies as in “I Dream of Jeannie.” As someone who had a mad crush on Barbara Eden, I am distressed by the appearance of such hostile and meddlesome genies. As shown below, good American genies tend to be playful and scantily dressed:
Sheikh Amr Al-Salmi, the head of the local court, will face this genie and resolve the matter under Sharia law. He insists that ““We have to look into this case and verify its truthfulness despite the difficulty of its consideration.” Indeed, such appearance can be unpredictable, as shown below: