Transferring one's debt to go for hajj

Q: One Haj pilgrim owes a debt around Rs. 1.5 lakh and mortgaged her gold for debt. Is it permissible to transfer the ownership of mortgaged gold and debt to another person and then go for Haj. Will the Haj be valid? 

A: It is permissible.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)