Building a musjid on a land that was donated for a graveyard

Q: A piece of land was donated by a man for a qabrastan. 30 years after his death, a masjid was constructed within the space of the donated land by a division of a muhalla relating to the internal disagreement of some matters. Is it permissible to recite salaah in that masjid?

A: If the land was made waqf for a graveyard and it is still in use then the musjid cannot be constructed on it.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)