Marrying A Second Wife

Question:

Can a man who is legally married in the south African law (Christian) marry a Muslim woman in the Muslim way while still  married to the first wife?


Answer:

 

                  

  

A Muslim man who is legally married in South African law can marry another woman in the Muslim way while still married to the first wife. It is permissible.

And Allah Ta’ala knows best

Mufti Muhammad Ashraf

Darul Iftaa

Jameah Mahmoodiyah

Springs

www.mahmoodiyah.org.za

[email protected]co.za                  

28 June 2007

12 Jumaaduth Thaani 1428