Q: After the death of the wife, does the mayyit become na mahram for the husband. Is the husband allowed to see the face of his dead wife?
A: He is allowed to look at the face, however it is not permissible for him to touch the body.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Zakaria Makada
Checked & Approved:
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)