Janazah Salaah and burial of a person who has committed suicide

Q: Will Janaazah salaah be performed for a person who has committed suicide? Will the person who has committed suicide be buried in a Muslim cemetery?

A: Janaazah salaah will be performed on such a person and he will be buried in the Muslim cemetery.

(من قتل نفسه) ولو (عمدا يغسل و يصلى) به يفتى (الدر المختار مع رد المحتار 2/211)

 

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

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