Paying back the original amount of a loan after many years

Q: My dad had taken loan of 200 Rupees from his cousin about 50 years back. Both forgot after it for sometime. Now, my dad remembered that he owed the money. What amount does he have to return?

A: The original amount of the debt.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)