Will a person who was killed unjustly be a shaheed?

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Muftionline.co.za

Q: My father has recently been murdered unjustly and brutally due to vengence or money (cause not clear as yet). He raised 4 daughters and was a retired army officer. Is he shaheed?


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A: Yes, if he was killed unjustly then he is a shaheed.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)


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