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2009-01-16 13:15:32

Police in Indonesia said they have arrested an alleged thief who locals say uses magic power to commit his crimes. Andi Dady Cahyo, adjunct commissioner of the Mataram Police Criminal Investigation Unit, said the alleged thief, identified only as Salman, 19, was arrested Thursday night while fleeing from a home where he had allegedly stolen money and a cell phone, Antara reported Friday. Salman is a specialist cellular phone thief who is known by the local people to have a magic power because...


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.