Relations before rukhsati

Q: Is sexual intimacy prior to bridal departure (rukhsati) permissible if Nikkah is already done. If this is not permissible then why?

Bismillaah

A: Yes, as long as the nikaah is done.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

 

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)