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Fatwa Against Homosexuality, Live-In Relations

PUBLISHED BY: SURENDER KUMAR
DECEMBER 19, 2013

   
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Mohammad Rizwi, the mufti of Darululoom Ifta at Dargah Aala Hazrat has issued a fatwa against homosexuality and live-in relations, calling them anti-Islamic. He has said that the Shariyat had provisions to punish those indulging in such activities. The fatwa was issued by in response to a query by Akhlaq Noori on the issue.

 

 

 

The mufti has cited the teachings of the Quran as a premise for his fatwa. As per him, such acts could attract severe punishment like being burnt alive, being pushed from a high wall or being  stoned publically.


 

 

 

Regarding live-in relations, the fatwa calls them un-Islamic and adds that the woman in a live-in relation cannot ask for the rights of a wife. Many clerics have backed him and the fatwa.

 

 

 



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