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Last updated: 22nd February 2006
Question ID: #1485
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22nd February 2006


is it wrong to grass on a sister if u are trying to help her and stop her doing wrong

Ulamaa ID 06
Answer last updated on:
22nd February 2006
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Ulamaa ID 06
Location: London
Assalamu 'Alaykum,

If it is possible to stop her yourself, this should be the first choice. If not, the person in question should be spoken to letting them know it's a wrong act. And if both the above are not possible, then if reporting a sister or friend will result in stopping her from wrong doings then it is better to report her to someone like a teacher or parent who can make a difference.

It should be noted that the above should be carried out in accordance with the rules of Sharee'ah and the etiquettes of Da'wah.

The intention should not be to get the person in trouble or to spoil their reputation nor to open up their sins, but should be to help them.

And Allah knows best