Paying blood money for mistakenly killing someone

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: If someone commits qatl-e-khata, does the person still have to pay qisas and diyat?


A: For qatle khata there is no qisaas. If he is in an Islamic land the diyat is compulsory.

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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