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What Should I Do About Apples I Have Stolen During My Childhood?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaikum, When I was a child I took a few apples from private property. I have found out that they did not like it. What should I do? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that this message finds you well, insha’Allah. You can send […]

How Can I Repent From Crimes Committed During My Youth?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salam alaykum, When I was younger, I committed some crimes for which I am indescribably ashamed. I don’t remember how much cash and merchandise I have stolen nor even where I can return it. How do I repent without being able to return or make up for most […]

How Can I Repay Stolen Goods From a Mall?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salam alaykum, My friend stole goods worth $20 from a mall . He has repented. Now he wants to repay his theft. How should he go about it without going to jail? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that this message finds you well, […]

Will Allah Forgive Me After Stealing Something That Can’t Be Returned?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salam alaykum, I stole candy and gum from a store and I can’t return it because I’ve already eaten it. I can’t pay it back because I don’t have a salary as I am 13. Will Allah forgive me? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, I pray that this […]

How Do I Repent From the Theft I Committed Many Years Ago When I Was a Teenager?

Answered by Sidi Wasim Shiliwala Question: When I was about 16, I didn’t really take religion seriously and used to hang out with the wrong people.  So, my question is regarding theft, for we used to steal from different stores.  How do I go about addressing that wrong? 1) The 1st store I stole from […]

Returning Stolen Property

Answered by Sidi `Abd al-Rahim Reasat Question: If a person takes something they are not allowed to from the company they work for and then after leaving the organization realizes the sin that they committed. What should one do after they have repented to Allah to make their repentance successful? Are they allowed to give […]