Sitting in iddat after divorce

Q: Is it compulsory to compelete iddat after marriage? I was not living with my husband for 3 years and now I am getting divorced and for the three years we have never been intimate since we were not living together.

A: After divorce, sitting in iddat is compulsory.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)