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AML chief Shaikh Rasheed addressing the election campaign of PTI candidate from PP-18 Ijaz Khan at UC-1. Image Credit: Online

Pakistani politician, Sheikh Rasheed, who is the current Federal Minister for Railways in the country claimed to be “possessed” by a “spirit” at the launch ceremony of his book on September 6, adding that he makes accurate predictions because of his supernatural powers.

Rasheed made the comment while speaking at the press conference for his autobiography titled: ‘From Lal Haveli to the United Nations’.

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The minister said that a “spirit” possesses him, giving him his “powers” that supposedly lead him to make accurate predictions.

During his speech, he admitted that people make fun of his predictions, so he had to come clean about the “source of his power”, as per Pakistani media reports.

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“I am revealing it today that I’m possessed by supernatural forces,” he said during his speech.

One of the speakers at the launch and special guest at the event, Governor of Punjab, Chaudhry Sarwar, openly acknowledged Rasheed’s abilities.

Sarwar said that Sheikh Rasheed had predicted he would enter Pakistani politics 40 years ago.