Status of the narrator; ‘Ubaydullah ibnul Walid Al Wassafi

Question

What is the status of the narrator ‘Ubaydullah ibnul Walid Al Wassafi?

 

Answer

‘Ubaydullah ibnul Walid Al Wassafi has been declared weak by the Muhaddithun. In one place, Imam Nasai (rahimahullah) has declared him very weak.

(Refer: Tahdhibul Kamal, vol. 19 pg. 173-176, number: 3694, Al Kashif: 3598, Mizanul I’tidal, vol. 3 pg. 20, number: 5134, Tahdhibut Tahdhib, vol. 7 pg. 55 and Taqribut Tahdhib: 4350)

 

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