Is a niece allowed to shake hands with her uncles

Q: Please advise if a niece is allowed to shake hands with her uncles (mums brothers) and clarify all who are allowed or not allowed?

Bismillaah

A:

1. Yes

2. She is allowed to shake the hands of her mahrams.

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

 

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)