Asking for maaf after making gheebat

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: If I made gheebat of a person and I repent to Allah. The person is not aware of me making gheebat of them, do I still need to ask them for maaf?


A: Yes, you may ask him for maaf.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)