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Caution against oppressing in one’s bequests/wasiyyah

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Kindly provide the reference for this narration.

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Sometimes a man and a woman live in the obedience of Allah for sixty years then before they die they cause such harm in their bequests that Jahannam becomes warranted for them” [i.e. They cause harm to the heirs by either bequeathing more than one third, or they choose to gift all of their wealth to one heir so as to deprive the other heirs etc.]

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