266 fatwas

  • Ownership claims are valid with a witness and an oath or two witnesses Date: 24-3-2015

    Dear sheikh if someone claims an item found with somebody else and brings forward his evidence and proof and the other party denies the claims and he swear an oath on it. In whose favour will the case be decided.since we have witness vs oath at the same time. .. More

  • Lesbianism not equated with sodomy by analogy Date: 24-2-2015

    Salam alaikum Why is the punishment for lesbianism different from sodomy? They are both abhorrent acts against the natural laws of Allah(swt) and a great crime, shouldn't they both carry the hadd of capital punishment? Yet Ulema said that the punishment for lesbianism is only tazir. Can you please explain? Jazakum Allah(swt) khayr .. More

  • Accusation of theft must be supported with evidence or confession Date: 3-2-2015

    Please kindly answer my question faster and reply its..by the end of this month...,thank you 1)An employer found out that his worker has been stealing money from his business for some time.Though he has not caught him red handed, the overwhelming circumstantial evidences leaves no doubt at all about the thefts.However the worker stubbornly refused to.. More

  • One is not responsible for the death of child without clear negligence Date: 26-12-2014

    Assalamualykum, Recently 2 months back, my son 30 months aged passed away from me by drowning in water near my house premises. That was a storage underground tank situated backside of my rented house. It was 3.30 afternoon, september 16; 2014. I and my wife both were in house speaking on mobile during that time with 30 min duration. during talking in.. More

  • No liability on train driver if someone threw himself in front of the train to commit suicide Date: 17-12-2014

    salam aleikum if I drive train and a person wants to do suicide, I have to pay blood money what Islam says about this? Jazak Allahu Khayran .. More

  • Her husband falsely accuses her of adultery Date: 15-10-2014

    34yrs married, accused of doing Zena with men as old as my boys, no proof he has put hidden cameras and tape recorders, check emails my phone. my sons don't know what to do they have discussed with him, this as kufr. My husband is a good man, very religious all of sudden he has he started this 5 yrs ago pl help I am getting sick, he divorced once than.. More

  • Applying the Hadd on the supreme Muslim ruler if he commits a crime Date: 23-9-2014

    Asalaam alaikam I want to know regarding the khalifah if he is a evil disobedient one what happens in the following situation. If the khalifah,king and imam does zina or a crime that warrants the hadd is it true there is no hadd for him because the khalifah can impose it on himself and we are ordered to obey the khalifah even is he a fasiq? Some people.. More

  • Following a different Mathhab in certain issues Date: 17-9-2014

    Asa-almulaykum I am a muslim & I follow the Shafi madhab. However, is it permissible to use another madhab for certain things? e.g. Imam Shafi says that my wudhu (as a female) is invalid when a man touches me (even if it my husband by accident). Whereas Imaam Hanafi, says that if the touch was not intentional (or any sexual desire behind it) then.. More

  • Adultery is not proven by mere accusations Date: 5-7-2014

    ISSUE - 2 I had found out about my wife illegal relations with the man who she made a vakil, that is my second marriage and her third marriage. I also found few confirmed and alleged affairs with few men during her earlier two marriages too despite of living with her husband’s. Now, I have confirmed deeds about all her illicit relations before my.. More

  • Describing a Muslim as a criminal Date: 7-6-2014

    What is the rule on calling fellow muslim 'Mujrim' .. More

  • A father is not to be killed for killing his son or daughter Date: 3-6-2014

    Salaam alaikum, I would like to know about a quote from the jurists you mentioned in fatwa200403 “The parents are the reason for the existence of the child; so the child should not be a reason for their execution.” Could you give some of the names of the jurists who hold this view and what books they are quoted in? Jazakumullah khair! .. More

  • Torturing a person to extract information Date: 11-5-2014

    Assalaam alaykum. Is it permissible in Islam to use torture in order to try to extract information from a person? .. More

  • Praying behind an Imaam who ate camel meat and did not repeat his Wudhoo’ Date: 5-5-2014

    Assalaam 'Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakaatuh. May Allah bless you. Please assist me with the following issue that has caused me some concern and left me unsure of what to do. The situation is as follows: Person X follows the opinion that camel meat nullifies wudhu, while Person Y follow the opinion that camel meat doesn't nullify wudhu. Person Y.. More

  • He committed Zina before consummating marriage with his wife Date: 10-4-2014

    Aslam-o-alykum! Dear i have a question regarding my friend. My friend is in nikah with a girl since more than one year (it is only nikah, not proper marriage, the girl is with her parents. they do not have any sexual relationship). My friend has committed zina with another lady. Now my friend wants the islamic punishment that is hadd. My question to.. More

  • The Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, was not eager to stone adulterers Date: 5-4-2014

    hadd why did the prophet stone people for committing adultery. why didn't he tell them to make repentance so sins can be forgiven. in surah furqaan 68-70 it says something about nor commit illegal sexual intercourse Except those who repent and believe, and do righteous deeds .. More