Living with one’s brother in-law

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: Can two na-mahrams live together? I will live with my brother in law (husband’s younger brother).


A: If correct purdah is observed and respected and his living quarter is different then it is permissible.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)