Shaving the beard

Q 4: Is a person who shaves his beard considered a Fasiq (someone flagrantly violating Islamic law)? (Part No. 4; Page No. 51

A: Anyone who shaves his beard willingly despite knowing that it is impermissible and insists on that sin is a Fasiq and should repent to Allah for such a sin and ask His Forgiveness.May Allah grant us success. May peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family, and Companions.