Lying to hide one’s faults

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

Bismillaah

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 http://muftionline.co.za/node/2086

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

 

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)