Carrying out aqeeqah for one's child who passed away

Q: My son, aged 17, passed away last February. I still did not perform his aqeeqa. Can I do aqeeqa for him now? 

A: Since he has passed away, you will not do the aqeeqah.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)