Category: Hadith
Fatwa#: 40130
Asked Country: Taiwan

Answered Date: Mar 05,2018

Title: Is the following Hadith sahih?


Do you happen to know if this hadith is sahih?

Aisha ra narrated that the Prop*-het saw said :"5 kinds of animals are harmful and could be killed in the Haram (sanctuary). These are the crow, the kite, the scorpion the mouse and the rabid dog."


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

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

The Hadith is narrated by Imam Bukhari (rahmatullahi alayhi) in Sahih al Bukhari. It is as follows:


قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ: " خَمْسٌ مِنَ الدَّوَابِّ لاَ حَرَجَ عَلَى مَنْ قَتَلَهُنَّ: الغُرَابُ، وَالحِدَأَةُ، وَالفَأْرَةُ، وَالعَقْرَبُ، وَالكَلْبُ العَقُورُ "[1]

Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) said, “Five creatures are such that there is no restriction in killing them: the crow, the kite, the mouse, the scorpion and the rabid dog.” (Bukhari: 1828)

The Hadith is Saheeh.


And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Mizanur Rahman

Student, Darul Iftaa



Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

[1] صحيح البخاري، أبو عبدالله محمد بن إسماعيل الجعفي البخاري (المتوفى: 256هـ)، دار طوق النجاة، بيروت، لبنان (3/ 13)

حدثنا أصبغ بن الفرج، قال: أخبرني عبد الله بن وهب، عن يونس، عن ابن شهاب، عن سالم، قال: قال عبد الله بن عمر رضي الله عنهما: قالت حفصة: قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: " خمس من الدواب لا حرج على من قتلهن: الغراب، والحدأة، والفأرة، والعقرب، والكلب العقور "

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