Hitting a person who was caught stealing

Q: If a person is caught stealing is it permissible to hit the person as a form of punishment as our legal system in SA is not the greatest.

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A: Don’t get into any type of legal implications.

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

 

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)