Takaaful

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Muftionline.co.za

Q: I am in confusion. I am worried that this confusion does not lead me to the wrong path. I have got job in takaaful insurance company named as jubilee insurance company in Pakistan. I have watched a lot of videos about Takaaful insurance and have read a lot of literature regarding this case. Many Aalims said that it is halaal in Islam but I could not find any satisfactory answer.

1. Is working in a takaaful insurance company Haraam or Halaal?

2. If I spread this takaful business, then is it good for Muslim Society?

Bismillaah

A:

1. We have not found a difference between takaaful and conventional insurance. Insurance has the elements of gambling and interest.

2. As above.

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

 

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

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