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Is there a penalty in Islam for something done unknowingly


Assalamu Alaikum warahmatullah,

Please I need your help to enlighten me on the following problem.
I am a Muslim from Nigeria.

My wive just recently had her period that last for 8days and observed 9th day from morning to night stopped, then she took her bathe (Algusl) on that same night and no light (power) we had intercourse after finishing, unknowingly she went to wash her self then notice the stain of blood on her and checking my self also saw the her blood on me.

Please Shaikh what is the penalty of this in Islam and what can we do?

Thank you and we awaiting for your urgent respond



Waalykum salam
Thank you for your question

Since, you didn’t know and were sure she had finished her period then there is no penalty on you.
Just ask for repentance and probably next time you must be more careful InshaAllah.