Dubai jails 'wizard' who promised rain of cash

A Dubai court has given a three-year jail sentence to a self-professed African wizard who claimed he could make millions of dollars rain from the sky in exchange for a modest payment to genies.

The court Wednesday also ordered deportation for the man, a blacksmith from Chad, after he serves his time.

An undercover police officer testified that the man began a ceremony and asked for a "tip" of Dh200 for genies to shower down $25 million last year.

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