17 Jan, 2020 | 21 Jumada Al-Awwal, 1441 AH

Question #: 169

March 07, 2014

A man was abducted by some people; he is only given water to drink and not for ablution or bath. Can he perform tayammum and pray or not?

Answer #: 169

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيمِ

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.
He should do tayammum and pray and should offer his prayers again with ablution when he finds water.
''المحبوس فی السجن یصلی بالتیمم، ویعید بالوضوء ؛ لأن العجز انما تحقق بصنع العباد،
)82/ وصنع العباد لا یؤثر فی اسقاط حق اللہ تعالیٰ۔'' )الھندیۃ
And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best
{Fida-ul-Rahman}
Checked and Approved By
{ Mufti Abd-ul-Wahhab DB}
AND
{Mufti Abd-ul-Naseer DB}