My sister in law (sali/wife’s sister) is widow; I like to do nikah with her. Is this possible? My wife is living with me. Please, advise in this matter.

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Darulifta-Deoband.org

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 1107/846/D=9/1434)

It is unlawful to marry sali (wife’s sister) while wife is in nikah. Combining two sisters in nikah is forbidden by the Quran.

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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