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Mu’awiyah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) was not accused of fabricating Hadith

Question

Is this narration authentic?

Muhammad Ibn Sirin (rahimahullah) said: “Mu’awiyah was not a suspect of fabricating Hadith of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)”

 

Answer

Imam Abu Dawud, Imam Abu Bakr Ibn Abi Shaybah and Imam Ahmad have recorded this with a reliable chain. Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah (hafizahullah) states that the narrators are all reliable.

(Sunan Abi Dawud, Hadith: 4126, Musannaf Ibn Abi Shaybah, Hadith: 25753 and Musnad Ahmad, vol. 4 pg. 93)

 

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

 

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar