Abortion after being raped

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Muftionline.co.za

Q: I have a friend who was raped and conceived. She aborted within 1 week by taking medicine. Is it haram? Will she be punished for it?


A: May Allah Ta`ala forgive her and protect her.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)