President of Musjid committee being involved in haraam

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Q: The presidant of a masjid is living with his ex wife after divorce. We feel that this is against the teaching of Islam and therefore detrimental to the image of the masjid. Please advice?


A: The committee should speak to him that he either makes taubah and leave her or resign from his position.

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


Answered by:

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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