Category: Charity, Obligatory (Zakaat)
Fatwa#: 27741
Asked Country: India

Answered Date: Dec 14,2013

Title: Some amount of money was kept aside as zakat. if that money gets stolen do we have to repay our zakat?

Question

Some amount of money was kept aside as zakat. if that money gets stolen do we have to repay our zakat?

Answer

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

The Zakat must be repaid.[1]

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Hisham Dawood

Student, Darul Iftaa
Chicago, USA

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

www.daruliftaa.net



[1]

 و آتوا الزكوة (القرآن)

 و هي (الزكوة)...عبارة عن إيجاب طائفة من المال في مال مخصوص...(الإختيار ج-١ ص-٣٢٩، الرسالة العالمية)

 هي (الزكوة) تمليك المال بغير عوض...(كنز الدقائق ج-١ ص-٢٠٥، إدارة القرآن)

 لا يخرج عن العهدة بالعزل بل بالأدء للفقراء (الدر المختار ج-٢ ص-٢٧٠، سعيد)

 فتاوى محمودية ج-٩ ص-٤٨٠، فاروقية 

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