Stolen wealth

Q: If a person stole money from a person then another person stole from the original thief, Islamically does the thief get compensated in the next life?


A: How can he be compensated for the wealth he had stolen? The stolen money has to be returned to the original owner.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)