Lying to hide one’s faults

Q: Is a person allowed to lie to hide his sins?


A: It is impermissible for one to reveal his sins to anyone. However if one had usurped the rights of any person, then he should return it. For further details refer to

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)