Sodomy accusation without 4 witnesses is qazaf, says FT mufti


Federal Territories mufti Dr Zulkifli Mohamad Al-Bakri says in Islam, the burden of proof is on the accuser or person who brings the claim, while the person who is being accused may take an oath to tell the truth about the accusation. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, June 14, 2019.

ACCUSING someone of committing sodomy is a qazaf offence if the sexual misconduct is not proven by four witnesses or without a confession by the accused, said Federal Territories mufti Dr Zulkifli Mohamad Al-Bakri.

In Islam, he said, the burden of proof is on the accuser or person who brings the claim, while the person who is being accused may take an oath to tell the truth about the accusation.


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  • Let the drama unfolds and the actions be taken to protect the innocent, if any, in this episode. It's a ridiculous infighting that detour the promises by PKR to look after the welfare of Malaysians. Waste of time and government resources if it is proven to be politicians fighting for their personal agenda instead for all Malaysians.

    Posted 1 year ago by Concerned Citizen

  • That being the case who were the four witnesses in Anwars case? He certainly never confessed so the conditions were not met in his case.

    Posted 1 year ago by Malaysia New hope