Child drowning due to someone forgetting to close the water tank

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: My aunt was taking water from a water tank and after finishing she forgot to close the tank lid as a result my son fell in the tank and he died.


A: She is not responsible.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)