Q: According to sharia law, some crimes are punishable by death e.g stone to death. Then, when the person dies, does he go directly to heaven because this is a martyr death?
A: There is no mention of such a person getting the reward of a shaheed.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)