Nurse accidentally injecting sperm into a woman

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Q: My friend accidentally got sperm injected into her by this nurse due to which she is pregnant but she is not even married. Is she allowed to abort the child? It is not hers. She is a virgin. What is she supposed to do?


A: Yes, she may abort 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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