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  • Punishment for throwing acid on person Date: 17-5-2017

    What is the punishment for one who casts acid on someone according toIslamic jurisprudence? .. More

  • Murder cases should be taken to court Date: 3-1-2017

    What is the right strategy regarding the killer who claims that someone else ordered the murder? Where does this murderer's word stand according to Islam? Should we believe him or not? And what if the one who supposedly ordered the murder denies ever even having met the murderer? .. More

  • Whether Muslim is killed for killing Mu'aahad Date: 14-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. There is a hadith that says that Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,killed a Muslim as punishment for killing a Mu'aahid(a person who is granted the pledge of protection by the Muslims)and said that he was to fulfill the covenant. So my question is: can a Muslim be killed as punishment for killing an innocent non-Muslim? .. More

  • Retribution for bodily harm in Sharee'ah Law Date: 5-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum, Brother. I was wondering what the punishment for GBH and ABH is in the Sharia law. I cannot seem to find anything about that. If you could get back to me, then that would be great. Thank you. .. More

  • Penalty for killing disbeliever Date: 23-6-2016

    What does it mean that no believer should be killed in retribution for killing a disbeliever? Does this mean that someone could kill 100 disbelievers and suffer no repercussions? .. More

  • Grandfather is not killed for killing his grandchild from the son or the daughter Date: 20-12-2015

    Is the maternal grandfather killed for killing his grandchild? Its been stated in previous fatwas that the father and mother are exempt from the hadd punishment of killing their children. Does this also apply to grandparents from both sides of the family? Please clarify. .. 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

  • Is a mother killed for killing her child? Date: 17-3-2013

    salam, you wrote that father cannot be killed for killing his son/daughter, can a mother be killed for killing his son/daughter? .. More

  • A housemaid killing a baby unintentionally Date: 17-3-2013

    Assalamu Alaikum, A baby died when the asian housemaid who is only 17 years old was giving the baby milk from bottle and when the baby's parents were not in home. The baby died accidentally due to suffocation and incorrect handling by the maid. The baby's parents allege that the maid killed the baby and did not forgive the housemaid nor willing to accept.. More

  • Punishment for honour killers in the hereafter Date: 4-6-2009

    a man killed his 2 sisters (one his own sister, another cousin) on account of unsocial deeds, (nude model-ing, may be prostituting etc). What is the culprit's penalty hereafter in front of Allah. waiting for reply. thanks in advance... More

  • Punishment of a man who killed his wife Date: 19-3-2009

    Assalamualaikum, Its very sad but, I want to know. One of my sisters is burnt alive by her husband,we rush her to the hospital but after a day she died. Before dying she told that her husband beat her with belt tied her, put kerosene & burnt her .She has left a girl child 2 1/2 years old & a baby boy of just an year. Her husband is now in police custody.. More

  • Killing with the sword as a method of legal retribution Date: 20-5-2007

    As salamu 'alikum shaykh, did the prophet sws precribed beheading a person as a way of killing them for sin like murder or homosexuallity?(EXAMPLE: like how he prescribed stoning a person to death for zina when they are married) OR is the way to kill someone by beheading them a cultural practised by the arabs jazakullah yaa shaykh.. More

  • Killing a Muslim in punishment for killing a non-Muslim Date: 1-8-2006

    I have heard that if a Muslim kills kafirs without any Shariah reason he cannot be given a capital punishment but if a Muslim kills another Muslim or if a kafir kills a Muslim then he should be given capital punishment. To support this argument they quote a Hadees the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said: “A Muslim may not be killed against.. More

  • Revenge retaliation or blood money Date: 17-9-2003

    I want to know: (1) If a man (A) kills (B), then can the family of (B) have the right to kill the man (A) or to take blood money? What is the amount of blood money to be given? (2) If (A) is not available, then can the members of (B) punish family of (A)?.. More

  • Capital Punishment in Islam Date: 25-1-2003

    What does Islam say about capital punishment? .. More