Q: I work in a canteen. I sell whatever the owner brings. Can I sell few things like biscuits that I buy from my money and sell it without letting them know to increase my income.
A: It is not permissible for you to do your own business in the time they have employed you.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Zakaria Makada
Checked & Approved:
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)
This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, 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.