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Neighbours fruits falling into my yard?

Nasihah (Advice): Sayyiduna Anas (Radiyallahu Anhu) narrates: The Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) always mentioned in his Khutbah: “The person who cannot be trusted lacks Iman and the person who cannot honour his promise lacks deen” (Musnad Ahmed, Hadith: 12383)

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Question and Answer:

Q. Hazrath Mufti Saheb, Their’s a mango tree in my neighbours yard, however the mango’s fall in my yard. Who do the mango’s belong to? 

 

 

(Query published as received)

 

A. The mangoes by default belong to your neighbour and it should be returned to the owner or general permission should be obtained for you to take the mangoes that fall into your yard. (Fatawa Mahmudiyyah, Vol: 23, Pg: 379, al-Muheet al-Burhani).

 

 

And Allah Knows Best

 

Mufti Suhail Tarmahomed

 

 

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