Giving a bribe to get a job

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Q: I am jobless. My father wants to get me a job in a govt. institution by giving a bribe to someone and getting me in without any eligibily test. Is it halal for me to accept it? I am strongly against it as I think it will be haraam.


A: Try your best to refrain from any type of corruption.

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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