Q: What is the ruling regarding restaurants that server calamari, lobsters, crayfish, crabs, prawns? Is it permissible for a Hanafi to serve these sea creatures in his restaurant and what will be the status of his income?
A: It is permissible for a Hanafi to sell these creatures and so will be his income.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
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