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I am in Canada.I want to lease a gas/petrol pum from the oil company.According to the rule of this country you are bound to sale lottery tickets in gas station.Can i lease the station with the intention of not getting the income of lottery tickets.

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I am in Canada.I want to lease a gas/petrol pum from the oil company.According to the rule of this country you are bound to sale lottery tickets in gas station.Can i lease the station with the intention of not getting the income of lottery tickets.

Answer

(Fatwa: 752/515/L=1431)

 

Selling lottery tickets is unlawful and haram. So taking such a petrol pump on lease where selling of lottery tickets is necessary will be unlawful.

Allah (Subhana Wa Ta’ala) knows Best

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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