Charities Through Blackmail

Shortened Question:

Can Imam use blackmail to obtain charity?


Is it allowed for the Imam of the Masjid to use blackmail in soliciting charity?


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

In order for us to respond, please explain your question in detail.

What specifically did the Imam do or say that lead you to conclude that he is soliciting charity through blackmail?


And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Mufti Saeed Ahmed Golaub

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