Status of the narrator Hakam ibn ‘Amr/’Umar Ar Ru’ayni

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What is the status of the Hadith narrator Al Hakam ibn ‘Umar Ar Ru’ayni?



Hakam ibn ‘Amr/’Umar Ar Ru’ayni has been declared weak by Imams Yahya ibn Ma’in, Nasai, Ya’qub ibn Sufyan and Abu Hatim (rahimahumullah).

(Refer: Lisanul Mizan, vol. 3 pg. 249/250, number: 2693)


His narrations will therefore be deemed weak.


Note: The above is merely an answer to the question provided. One who is unqualified, should not seek to apply this and/or draw conclusions on related issues independently.


And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

This answer was collected from The answers were either answered or checked by Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah) who was a Shaykhul Hadith in South Africa, or by his son, Moulana Muhammad Abasoomer (hafizahullah), who is a Hadith specialist. 

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