Working for a bank

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: My cousin has done diploma in civil engineering. Recently he got a job in a bank, where his duty includes monitoring the construction, maintenance and repair of bank’s buildings. Is his income halaal or haraam? Can I eat something he offers when I visit his place?


A: As far as we understand, the main operation of a bank revolves around interest. Hence, he should not be in such an institute.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)