How Do I Pay Back the Price of Public Property That May Not Have Been Free to Take?

Hanafi Fiqh

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

What is the appropriate course of action for reimbursing the cost of public property that may have been taken without proper authorization? It’s essential to address this situation responsibly.


Shaykh Faraz Rabbani, a distinguished scholar in the Islamic sciences, is the Founder and Executive Director of SeekersGuidance. He studied under renowned scholars globally for ten years, beginning in Damascus and continuing in Amman, Jordan. Notable mentors include Shaykh Adib al-Kallas and Shaykh Hassan al-Hindi. After completing his studies, Shaykh Faraz returned to Canada in 2007 and established SeekersGuidance, dedicated to spreading reliable, relevant, and inspiring Islamic knowledge online and on the ground.