Having some rights with another that can only be regained after paying a bribe
a person has some due rights that are in the possession of someone else, but the former is unable receive his due rights. This person may be able to recover his rights through paying a bribe; is he allowed to do so?
What is the ruling on the briber in such a case?
The person in question may waive some of his rights and receive the rest, or he may raise the matter to the authorities. Whosoever fears Allah (Exalted be He) and keeps his duty to Him, He will make their affairs easy for them.
Q 4: A
person has some transactions with some departments and if they do not pay (Part No. 23; Page No. 584) a bribe to the concerned officer the transactions in question will be suspended. Is it permissible for him to pay this bribe?
It is impermissible for this person to pay a bribe to have his transactions completed. Rather, he has to raise the matter to the head of the concerned officer and whosoever fears Allah (Exalted be He) and keeps their duty to Him, He will make their affairs easy.May Allah grant us success. May peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family, and Companions.