Q: Is lying in a joke permissible?


A: Joking is permissible provided one does not humiliate any person, nor cause pain to him. Similarly, in joking one should refrain from lies and deception.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)