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Stolen pens

Fatwaa ID: 479

Assalamu alaykum wrwb

When someone was younger but over age of Puberty like 15 – 16, they used to keep pens from school or borrow then keep pens. They now are older and repented.

Question is should they keep it and use the pens or should they throw them all away

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

We take note of the details of your query. Shari’ah has honored the wealth and property of individuals irrespective of how insignificant it may be. It is incorrect to steal or usurp any belonging of someone else. You should give those pens away in charity on behalf of their owners. Alternatively, you may give the value of that away in charity.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York

07/08/1444 AH – 01/30/2023 CE | AMG1-2363

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين


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