Disposing of interest money

Q: Are we allowed to give interest money from the bank to needy Muslims? Or is it better to give to non-muslims only?


A: One should dispose of it by giving it to any poor person without the intention of receiving reward.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)