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Authenticity of the narration which states that Ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) would throw pebbles

Question

What is the authenticity of the narration which mentions that Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) would chase women out of the Masjid on Friday by throwing small pebbles at them?

 

Answer

Imam Abu Bakr ibn Abi Shaybah (rahimahullah) has recorded this narration with a reliable chain.

(Musannaf Ibn Abi Shaybah, Hadith: 7699)

 

See a detailed article on the topic here.

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar