Son who trims his beard leading his father's janaazah salaah

Q: If someone's father died and his son wants to lead his father's salaatul janazah but he trim's his beard, can he lead the prayer being an imaam?

A: To appoint such a person as the imaam is makrooh-e-tahreemi.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)