Q: I just wanted to know if one can take out life insurance policy? Also if one can take out funeral insurance policy where the family is covered in case of death for funeral expenses?
A: All forms of insurance are haraam on account of the elements of gambling and interest being found in it.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Zakaria Makada
Checked & Approved:
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)