Q: After toilet I put my finger inside my anus to clean. Is it permissible? Am I accountable for cleaning the area inside the anus or just the outside exit point. Is putting the finger inside a sin?
A: You do not need to insert the finger inside.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)
This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, 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.