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Assalam O Alaikum, What is the ruling of Shariah about using illegal water and electricity in a masjid. Illegal means theft of electricity and water without paying for it.

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Assalam O Alaikum, What is the ruling of Shariah about using illegal water and electricity in a masjid. Illegal means theft of electricity and water without paying for it.

Answer

(Fatwa: 958/958=M/1430)

 

It is unlawful to use water and electricity illegally in mosques. Theft is sinful act whether committed in mosque or outside, rather committing theft in a holy place like mosque is more heinous.

Allah (Subhana Wa Ta’ala) knows Best

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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