Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) cursed those who steal. He said: “May Allah curse thieves!”

What is the status of the Hadith above?



Imam Bukhari and Imam Muslim (rahimahumallah) have recorded this as part of a longer Hadith, on the authority of Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu).

The Hadith is therefore authentic.

(Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 6783, 6799 and Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 1687)


Also see here.


And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.


Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala


Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar


Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar