Suspended Talaaq

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Q: A person in a great anger says to his wife that if you will do a particular work then three talaqs shall be applicable. After a long time his wife forget what her husband said and she unwillingly did that work (Halaal work). Kindly clarify the status of the couple. They are still living their marriage life as 2 things they feel are in their favor

1- The husband was in great anger.

2- The wife did that by mistake as she had forgot the incident.


A: If the wife had done the specific work upon which her husband suspended the three talaaqs, the three talaaqs had taken place.

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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