Fatwaa ID: 1711
السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته
Are Hanafis allowed to sell crab?
What is the status of their earnings from such?
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.
It is permissible for Hanafis to sell live crabs as they are pure animals. The income therefrom will be halaal. As for crabs prepared for eating, that will not be permissible for a Hanafi to sell.
And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
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