Husband telling the wife “mein aap ku chor deta hun”

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Q: If a husband and wife are having normal discussion and wife tells husband to let her go to kitchen to do some work and husband says okay, I leave you two times (mein apko chor deta hun) but without any intention of divorce, just in routine language. Then could it count as a divorce?


A: No

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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