Marrying one's foster niece

Q: If someone wants to marry his cousins daughter, but she was breastfed by the elder sister of the person who wants to marry, does Islam allow this marriage?

A: It is not permissible. She is his foster niece.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)