Category: Character, Morals (Akhlaaq)
Fatwa#: 30063
Asked Country: United Kingdom

Answered Date: Sep 22,2018

Title: I stole from my uncle, what should I do?

Question

Assalamu alakum

I have recently been taking money from my uncle without him knowing, i don't know how much i have taken.

 

I feel digusted and i want repent.

I have told my uncle that i sometimes take money from you that you don't know about and i said forgive me and he said ok.

would this be sufficicent enough or do i have to pay him back?

Please answer my question asap, i hate myself for doing this sin

Answer

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

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

Dear Brother,

You took money from your uncle without telling him. That was theft.

You regretted your action and informed your uncle. He has accepted your apology.

In future, experience caution and never commit theft again.

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Tareque Ahmed

Student Darul Iftaa
New York, USA

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.
 

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