Fishing by electrocuting fish

Q 6 and 7: There is a fisherman, who, before throwing his net into the water, puts an electrified wire in the water. This electrifies the water and kills the fish, and then he catches them. Is this practice Haram (prohibited) or Halal (lawful)? What is the ruling on eating these fish?There is another man who throws explosives into the water that kills the fish, due to the pressure. What is the Shari‘ah (Islamic law) opinion on this? (Part No. 22; Page No. 314


A: These practices are permissible and it is also permissible to eat these fish, as long as the practices do not harm anyone.May Allah grant us success. May peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family, and Companions.

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