Lawyer summons genie to court in Saudi 29, October 2010Posted by thegulfblog.com in Saudi Arabia.
Tags: genie summoned to court, Saudi justice system
Taking an unusual tack, a Saudi defence lawyer is attempting to summon a genie to court to make him/her/it testify.
The dastardly genie is accused of possessing a judge who was arrested for corruption. Now that is a bold defence argument.
Why, exactly, a genie would make a judge take money or why a genie would then admit such a crime is not explained.
While I simply can’t communicate the truly stratospheric levels of profound derision I have for everyone involved in this case, one must not forget that for a religious person, such absurdities are not – I would suggest – that far away. As for what this says about the Saudi justice system, I suppose we can all draw our own conclusions.