The shaman, aka the "Bomoh", who has been performing rituals at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport to find the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, has threatened to take legal action against those who ridicule his practices.
Ibrahim Mat Zin, who calls himself Raja Bomoh Sedunia Nujum VIP, was seen performing rituals at the airport in the Malaysian capital with coconuts, a "magic stick", and a "magic carpet", sparking widespread condemnation.
In his first session of religious rituals, the bomoh used binoculars made out of bamboo and a fish trap in an attempt to pinpoint the location of the aircraft but the effort turned futile.
Defending the ceremonies claiming they are in accordance with Islamic law, the witch doctor said the practices have been carried out for several generations.
"The relics which I used were merely symbolic and had been passed down by previous generations. It is not for worshipping. I hope that the public does not accuse me of practising deviant teachings," the shaman told Utusan Malaysia.
He added those who ridicule or speak against his practices will face legal action shortly.
The shaman was responding to a Malaysian lawmaker's remarks calling the rituals anti-Islamic.
"No, I do not believe that it is an order from the government. This is because it goes against Islamic teachings," said Seri Shahidan Kassim earlier.
The witch doctor, who is well-known in Malaysia, gained international popularity following his bizarre rituals at the airport. It is reported the word "bomoh" has been tweeted more than 200,000 times on Twitter, ridiculing and pouring scorn on the rituals.
Meanwhile, search for the missing aircraft continues and authorities still do not have any idea about a possible location.