Status of the Hadith narrator ‘Ata ibn Abi Alqamah

Question

What is the status of the Hadith narrator ‘Ata ibn Abi ‘Alqamah ibn Harith?

 

Answer

‘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