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Missing bones found

Fatwaa ID: 1680

Question:
Aslm respected mufti saheb

A query
A father was missing for about 2 years.
Bones found today. Police going to do DNA testing. What will be the Islamic ruling regarding ghusul and burial etc
Jazakallah khair

Answer:
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

May Allaah Ta’aala grant the family Sabr Jameel and make it easy for them. May He elevate the status of the deceased in Jannah.

In the enquired situation, there is no ghusl or Janaazah Salaah. The bones should be buried. The bereaved family should make istighfaar for the deceased.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
https://askthemufti.us/

02/07/1445 AH – 08/24/2023 CE | AML3-3627

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين

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