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I stole something long time back and now i dont know the owners place , how i can return It back?


Long time back I steal something of value 5k INR, I wanted to return that back to the owner but I do not know his place anymore . is there any way in sharia for such a case ?


Wa alikum al-salam

Stealing money is a haram (forbidden) in Islam no matter from whom you stole from (even we can not do this to nonbelievers: )

You must repent from what you did and return the money to those you stole from in case you know them and if you don’t (after thinking and searching) you must give the stolen amount to needy religious person.

With thanks and regards,
Ask An Alim Team