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Indonesia to outlaw ‘black magic’

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Cheating spouses, co-habiting couples and sorcerers accused of performing black magic will face new penalties under a revision of Indonesia’s Criminal Code. 

Perhaps the world's most famous wizard, Harry Potter (played by Daniel Radcliffe) casts a spell in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2. Black magic will be outlawed under Indonesia's proposed new Criminal Code. White magic, however, will remain legal.

The revised 500-page document is intended to modernise the 1918 Criminal Code, which was last updated in 1958. 

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