Monday 16 Thu al-Qa‘dah 1444 - 5 June 2023

He stole money and gave it to his father


A boy stole some money, and gave it to his father. Then his father died and did not leave anything behind. Does the son have to pay it back once he reaches the age of puberty?


Praise be to Allah.

Yes, he has to pay it back. And Allaah knows best.

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Source: Fataawa al-Imaam al-Nawawi, p. 144