Q: In Al-Jomaih Masjid (mosque) in the district of King Faisal, a 60-year-old man
suffers from urinary incontinence
(may Allah preserve you) and performs Salah in congregation with many people. He wets his pants and the carpets covering the Masjid's floor. We are unable to wash these carpets each time he urinates on them. Many people who are led by the Imam avoid standing in the row where this man is present. We made a special carpet on which he can perform Salah and to keep the other carpets clean, but he leaves it and uses the carpets of the Masjid. We informed him, his brother and his nephew that his presence in the Masjid causes other people to leave. It is worth mentioning that the Masjid smells bad even if incense is burned. People began to be uncertain about the validity of their Salah due to the impurities caused by this man who moves throughout the Masjid. Please tell us your Fatwa concerning this issue. May Allah guide you and grant you success. As-salamu `alaykum warahmatullah wabarakatuh (May Allah's Peace, Mercy, and Blessings be upon you).
If the state of the person concerned is as you mentioned, he is excused from attending the congregational Salah. He should not be allowed to enter the Masjid. We ask Allah to cure him and grant him patience to endure this affliction. (Part No. 4; Page No. 248) May Allah grant us success. May peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family, and Companions.