Police said he had confessed to taking land, cars, and cash from thousands of believers who worshipped him like a god. The Sung Chi-li Transmogrification Society's main shrine was demolished on the grounds that it was built illegally. Reuter - TaipeiReuse content
A Taiwanese cult leader who claimed divine powers has admitted he does not have them. Sung Chi-li, who had maintained he was the re-incarnation of a "cosmic body", conned up to pounds 75m in cash and gifts out of followers. He confessed after being arrested and failing to demonstrate supernatural powers.