Tuesday 3 Rabi‘ at-akhir 1440 - 11 December 2018
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He stole money and gave it to his father

Question

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?

Answer

Praise be to Allaah.

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

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

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