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Ghusl For A Skeleton


A person was missing for some time. Hos skeleton was recovered. What is the ruling regarding Ghusl and Janaazah Salaah?


If only the skeleton of the deceased is found, there is no Ghusl nor Janaazah Salaah. The deceased will be wrapped in a clean cloth and buried. 

[Re:- Imdaadul Ahkaam Pg.738 Vol.1 – Ahkaamul Mayyit Pg.121]   

Checked and Approved By:

Mufti Muhammed Saeed Motara Saheb D.B.

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