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    Question ID: 31970Country: India

    Title: Who has the right possession on child?

    Question: 1.Fatma got married with Salim. And Saleem's sister Rehana married with Fatma's brother Akram. but after a couple of years... Akram and salim could not continue thier relation. So Akbar is also ready to leave Salim's sister Rehana. After a long and several advice now none is ready to continue.but the problem is that there is child of Fatma and Salim that is one year old. who will foster the child and who will nourish it. Who has right possession of it in the view of Islam? please give details about it with good and comfortable advise. Mahtab Alam

    Answer ID: 31970

    Bismillah hir-Rahman nir-Rahim !

    (Fatwa: 930/606/H=1432) Fatima will be eligible to nurture the child after talaq as well. But, it is better not to sever the relation i.e. do not take initiative of talaq. However, if it is unavoidable give only one talaq to her.

    Allah (Subhana Wa Ta'ala) knows Best

    Darul Ifta,

    Darul Uloom Deoband, India