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Re: Father-in-law entering home

Last updated: 29th May 2005
Question ID: #479
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29th May 2005

He claims it is ok because he knocks and wasnt heard so he used the key because he had a purpose for entrance . Is it ok if he knocks but isnt heard ?

The above question is in relation to the previously answered question:

i would like to know if the father-in-law is allowed to enter his sons house when his son is not at home and without the permission of the daughter-in-law?

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30th May 2005
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Bismihi Ta'ala

If he is not heard then he should according to the Hadith, knock three times. If still there is no reply, then he should not enter the home, but instead leave.

And Allah knows best.