Can interest money be used as accident compensation?

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I met with a minor accident with a Muslim boy, he is injured a bit, but now asking for compensation of Rs. 1500/- for his medical expenses. I want to ask if I can give him that amount from interest earned from my bank account? Please reply soon.

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 1174/1242/L=11/1437)

In the question mentioned above, it is not lawful for you to give him interest money as compensation.

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

This answer was collected from the official ifta website of Darul Uloom Deoband in India.