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According to the Holy Qur’an and Ahaadees
“Who is Muslim and What is the Penalty of killing any Muslim??

Assalamo Alaikum!

It is very unfortunate that many of us are unaware of the literal meaning of this greeting "Assalamo Alaikum" which means "Peace be upon you". By this Salaam, I assure you that, be sure, I will not hurt you in anyway. I will be peaceful with you, with your dignity, person, self-respect and belonging. You also responded me with Wa alaikumus salaam, with the same spirit. I wonder, then why there is infighting between these salaam speaking people! Only for the reason that one does not belong to other’s sect or school of thoughts! Or due to his attire and outlook? This is not only I alone who is wondering but also millions of silent majorities are wondering among us that what a hypocritical salaam is this!  And the height of hypocrisy in our community at large is very much narrated in the Holy Qur'an Chapter 2 Verse 85…




“And yet it is only you who kill each other and abandon your own people from their homes
supporting one another in sin and hatred……”

Now as a common man, let me share my discovery with you here. In my discovery, I found some fundamental rules commanded by The Holy Qur'an and Hadees.

Holy Qur'an, Chapter 4 verse 94 says:


“O those who believe, when you go out in the cause of ALLAH, crosscheck, and never say to anyone who offers you a Salaam that, ‘You are not a Mo’min’: …… You, too, were once in the same condition - but ALLAH has been gracious unto you. So use your discernment and reasoning.
ALLAH knows all your commissions and omissions.”

But ALHAMDULILLAH neither I am blind up to this extent nor my Rabb has kept me in dark. HE clearly says in the verses of Holy Qur’an, what will be my end at HIM. And strange enough, the Prophet of Peace (s.a.w.s) also has not kept me in dark. As he was quoted:


Usama Bin Zayed narrated that Messenger of ALLAH sent a troop against “Haraqaat”, an opponent was defeated and lowered down, I rode on him. He uttered laa ilaaha illallahto get himself free, but we killed him. I reported this to Prophet (s.a.w.s), he said ‘Who will save you against laa ilaaha illallah on the Day of Resurrection?’

I said ‘O Messenger of ALLAH, he recited the pious statement due to the fear of weapon.’He (s.a.w.s) said, ‘Why did you not open his heart to find out the reason behind it? Who will protect you on the Day of Judgment against laa ilaaha illallah?’

He (s.a.w.s) kept on repeating it ……..”

Another quotation from the Prophet of Peace (s.a.w.s.) is....

“One who performs Salah like us, faces the direction of Qiblah and consumes our slaughtered animal is Muslim, and he is under the protection of ALLAH and HIS Messenger.
So do not try to transgress in the protected things of ALLAH.”

If anyone offers salaam to me, even if he is a stranger, by salaam he has sent peace on me, I have no choice left. I have to treat him as a Muslim regardless of his school of thoughts or attire or even his Eimaan as the Eimaan rests in the heart of the person and only ALLAH knows what intention he had behind that Salaam. Still shamefully I hate him; I hurt him and torch his belongings and even his Masjids. How a deceitful Muslim I am! I must know that in chapter 4 verse 92 ALMIGHTY ALLAH has says that:

“And it is not allowed at all for a Mo’min to kill another Mo’min except it happened by error......”

And in the next verse Almighty ALLAH says...

“And whoever kills a Mo’min intentionally; his punishment is Hell-fire forever.
ALLAH will condemn him, will reject him and HE has prepared an awesome chastisement for him.”

Prophet of Peace (s.a.w.s.) says...


Abi Bakarah quoted: I have heard ALLAH’s Messenger (s.a.w.s) said that

"When two Muslims raise their swords against each other, then the murderer and the murdered one, both will go to Hell.’ I or somebody asked, ‘O ALLAH’s Messenger (s.a.w.s) murderer will go to Hell, but why the murdered one?’ Prophet (s.a.w.s) said ‘he was also intending to kill his companion."

Have I prepared myself to enter in the JAHANNAM forever? If yes, then it is okay for me to kill other Muslims, torch their homes and even their Masjids or bomb them cruelly without fearing ALLAH.

It is I who has been addressed by ALMIGHTY ALLAH. It would be a misconception if I assume that the message is for someone else. I have no choice left for any other Muslim of the world as these 3 conditions apply to all the Muslims regardless of their school of thoughts. Sorry, I cannot dare to transgress the protected human being by ALLAH and HIS Rasool (s.a.w.s). I cannot kill humans mercilessly by spreading sectarian violence. It is the Ahsaan of my Creator on me and the rest of humanity in prescribing in simply, categorically and in very open words thatlakum denakum

ALLAH has given Religious freedom to every human and we are not allowing even sectarian freedom. It seems that majority of Muslims across the globe are ignorant of these verses in Holy Qur’an & Ahadees of Prophet Mohammed (s.a.w.s). Now, it is the need of the hour for me to go directly to the Heavenly Revealed verses and search out the moral conduct I have to follow.

After the above given references of The Holy Qur'an and Ahaadees, if someone says himself Muslim and Momin and he offers Salaam, nobody has right to deny him as a Muslim. Does anybody want to accede and put a label of Kufr on that which ALLAH has made respectable?