Arranging the shipment of haraam food

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Q: I work in a forwarding and clearing company in the export department. We have a client that exports variety of food stuff to Dubai often it is haraam foods. I will soon have to handle this account. Would it be permissible for me to arrange the shipments (transport / custom clearance) of these haraam foods. If not please make dua Allah Ta’ala protects me from this.


A: It is best if you can excuse yourself from this type of work.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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