Selling 30 rupees airtime for 32 rupees

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: Is it permissible to take extra amount on mobile load. Also is it permissible to take extra amount on utility bill payment. Explanation: Today we see every mobile load shopkeeper takes 1 rupee extra on mobile load. Like if we want to load 30 rupees, loader gets 32 rupees and loads 30 rupees. Will this extra two rupees be sood or not?


A: It is permissible for him to sell you 30 rupee airtime for 32 rupees.

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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