Marrying one’s foster sister

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: My father’s sister suckled me once. Now I want to marry her daughter. I share milk with her elder brother. Her daughter is two years younger then me. Can I marry to her. We are madly in love with each other.


A: No.

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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