Will the nikaah of the person who commtted zina be valid with a chaste girl?

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Q: If a man commits zina before marriage but then he repents to Allah and swears to Allah he will never repeat it again and will be sincere to his wife, then is his nikah valid with the virgin or chaste girl or nikaah is haraam?


A: The nikah is valid.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

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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