Details of error
You are here because you have decided to help improve this collection by reporting an error, Allah (swt) will reward you for this as He is most generous. Please use the form to indicate the type of error. If you have other queries please use the contact form.
Contents of Hadith
Yahya said that Malik said, "What is done in our community about slaves is that when a slave is struck intentionally or accidentally and the master brings a witness, he swears with his witness one oath and then he has the value of the slave. There is no swearing for revenge in slaves, accidentally or intentionally, and I have not heard any of the people of knowledge say that there was." Malik said, "If a slave is killed intentionally or accidentally, the master of the slave who is slain has no swearing or oath. The master cannot demand his right except with a fair proof or a witness if he swears with one witness." Yahya said that Malik said, "This is the best of what I have heard on the matter."