Who is a Shaheed?

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Q: If a Muslim is robbed and murdered innocently, and dies on the spot, is he a shaheed-e-dunyawi? In our country in this time and age, which situations would be classified as shaheed-e-dunyawi?


A: Yes.

You may explain the situation and we can think over it.

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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