Appointing someone to pelt on one’s behalf

Q: Will the pelting be valid if a sick person (who is unable to pelt) appointed someone to pelt on his behalf?

A: The pelting will be valid.

فصل في شرائط الرمي و هي عشرة …. السادس: أن يرمي بنفسه فلا تجوز النيابة فيه عند القدرة و تجوز عند العذر فلو رمى عن مريض بامره او مغمى عليه و لو بغير امره او صبي او معتوه او مجنون جاز و الافضل ان توضع الحصاة في اكفهم فيرمونها او يرمونه باكفهم و لو رمى عنهم يجزئهم ذلك ( غنية ص187)

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

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