What is the status of the Hadith narrator ‘Ata ibn Abi ‘Alqamah ibn Harith?
‘Ata ibn Abi ‘Alqamah ibn Harith has been declared unknown (majhul).
(Refer: Taqribut Tahdhib: 4595)
His narrations will therefore be deemed weak, unless more information about him comes to light.
Note: The above is merely an answer to the question provided. One who is unqualified, should not seek to apply this and/or draw conclusions on related issues independently.
And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.
Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala
Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar