Non-Muslim viewing the body of the deceased

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Muftionline.co.za

Q: Can the dead body of Muslim woman be seen by a non Muslim woman? Similarly can the dead body of a Muslim man be seen by a non muslim man?

Bismillaah

A: Yes. It is better that she is not allowed to come near the mayyit. She may see from a distance.

As above.

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

 

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

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