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WITNESSES

Allah says in al-Baqarah:

“… and get two witnesses out of your men and if there are no two men then a man and two women, such as you choose for witnesses, so that of one of them errs, the other can remind her”.

Hadith:

It related that Abu Ubaid from az-Zuhri that the Prophet SAW said: “the evidence of a woman is not acceptable in matters of hudud or in marriage or divorce”.

Ibn Abbas reported that the Prophet SAW said: “the fornicators are those who marry by themselves without the witnesses”.

Condition of Witness According to Syara’

  1. Free person
  2. Man
  3. Have good memories
  4. Understand the sighah ijab and qabul
  5. Just (Muslim)
  6. Can hear
  7. Can See
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