Question 363: What is the ruling on a person who tells people that he comes down to graves, lives with those buried and transmits their news? What is the ruling on those who come to our homes and claim to be sent by Ibn `Ulwan or other Awliyaa’ (pious people) to expel snakes out of our homes? Actually, some of them stipulate to go in homes while naked to be able to expel snakes.
Answer: All the things mentioned above are related to false beliefs and superstitions which have to be denied and warned against. Moreover, those who do such acts have to be punished as they corrupt and confuse people’s creed... read more here.