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The Hadith narrator, Al Hakam ibn ‘Abdillah ibn Khuttaf

Question

What is the status of the narrator, Al Hakam ibn ‘Abdillah ibn Khuttaf?

 

Answer

The Muhaddithun have declared Hakam ibn ‘Abdillah ibn Khuttaf extremely unreliable. Imams Abu Hatim and Daraqutni have declared him a fabricator.

(Mizanul I’tidal, vol. 1 pg. 524, number: 2082)

 

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