Selling snakes and spiders

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: I would like to know if there is any ruling regarding a Muslim breeding and selling snakes and spiders. It it allowed in Islam?


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A: These creatures are contemptible creatures. It is not appropriate to keep these things as pets.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)