Prawns, crab and octopus

Q: Why we are not allowed to eat prawns, crab and octopus?

A: All sea creatures that fall under the category of fish are halaal according to the hanafi mazhab.

And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)