Stealing from a Friend and Making Amends

Ustadh Farid Dingle gives advice on how to make amends for having stolen from a friend one no longer is in contact with.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. When I was in school my friend went to the bathroom and gave her lunchbox to me. I took one of the chicken […]

How Do I Repent From Stealing?

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, I’m 13 years old. I had a habit of stealing makeup from major stores and even from family members. I’m so scared I don’t know what to do. How do I truly repent? I know I have to return the rights. I was thinking maybe I can […]

How Can I Repent From Stealing From My Mother?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum I was in a love relationship with a guy and when he faced a financial trouble I helped him out by giving some gold. I stole my mother’s jewellery. How can I repent? Answer: Assalam ‘alaykum. Thank you for your question. May Allah reward you for wanting […]

What Is the Correct and Reasonable Way to Repay Money That Has Been Stolen? (Shafi‘i)

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally Question: Assalam alaykum, What is the correct and reasonable way to repay money that has been stolen? Answer: Assalam alaykum, I pray that you are well. The correct way is to return the stolen property through whatever means possible. It is not permissible to give it to someone else, or […]

What Is the Proper Way to Repent From a Theft?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salam Alaykum, I have stolen something from a franchise but I do not know the value of it. What should I do to repent from my sin? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, Consider finding the market value of the item online, for instance, and then […]

Do My Financial Difficulties Allow Me to Travel on a Child Ticket?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: My parents do not work due to health reasons and I am currently jobless. I don’t have any friends who live nearby and I wish to travel by train but the train tickets are very expensive so I opt for a child ticket. Is this okay? Answer: assalamu `alaykum […]

Picking Fruits From Trees on Private Property

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: If one passes by a field and plucks some fruit from the trees without asking for permission (because there is no one there to ask), is this considered stealing? Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Merciful. Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh The Messenger of Allah (peace and […]