Fatwa: # 16964
Category: Worldly Possessions
Country: South Africa
Date: 25th July 2008


Sometimes we buy product from a store e.g. at a price of 20 and after sometime the same product reduced to 10....


Sometimes we buy product from a store e.g. at a price of 20 and after sometime the same product reduced to 10. Is it allowed to to refund or exchange the product that we bought (i.e. still new) in 20 to save the difference of 10. And then buy it again for 10.


In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

Assalaamu `alaykum waRahmatullahi Wabarakatuh


As a principle it will be permissible to return the item you purchased at 20 if the seller agrees. You are then at liberty to purchase the item again at 10.However to conduct oneself with such selfishness in our transactions is unethical.       (Al Mausoo atul Fiqhiyah V4 Baabul Iqaalah)


And Allah knows best


Ml. Ebrahim Desai,
Student Darul Iftaa

Checked and Approved by:

Mufti Ebrahim Desai
Darul Iftaa

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