Marrying one's adopted child

Q: If some family (husband and wife) adopt a girl 9 to 10 years of age from any centre, then when that girl reaches the age of maturity, if the man (who adopted that girl) wants to marry that girl, is it permissible in Islam to marry that girl? 

A: It is permissible.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)