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Nabi’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) prophecy regarding the murder of ‘Uthman (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

Question

Is this narration reliable?

ذكر رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم فتنة فقال: يقتل هذا فيها مظلوما لعثمان

 

Answer

Imam Tirmidhi (rahimahullah) has recorded this Hadith on the authority of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma). He has declared the Hadith sound (hasanun gharib).

(Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 3708)

 

Translation

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) was once mentioned a great trial/tribulation to come. He then said, ‘This person i.e. ‘Uthman (radiyallahu ‘anhu) will be slain oppressively in that trial.

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar