Who are the aaqilah of a person?

Q: In today's times, who are classified as the عاقلة of a person with regards to paying the blood money for a قتل خطأ?

A: The laws of diyat etc. are applicable to Darul Islam. The aaqilah normally refer to the asabah.

And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

 

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

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