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Question # : 21712


I am in Canada.I want to lease a gas/petrol pum from the oil company.According to the rule of this country you are bound to sale lottery tickets in gas station.Can i lease the station with the intention of not getting the income of lottery tickets.

Answer : 21712

Published on: Apr 29, 2010

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 752/515/L=1431)


Selling lottery tickets is unlawful and haram. So taking such a petrol pump on lease where selling of lottery tickets is necessary will be unlawful.

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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