Mufti Qavi declares alcohol consumption and beverages with less than 40% alcohol content halal!
Infamous Mufti Qavi’s scandals with Hareem Shah and Qandeel Baloch are well known to the world and his latest remarks have ignited a fresh wave of criticism.
This controversial statement came as Mufti Qavi was asked to respond to reports of a fatwa allegedly issued by clerics in Saudi Arabia that had deemed beverages containing 40% alcohol or less, as permissible or halal.
“This is their [Saudi ulema’s] opinion. I will give mine. I would say that alcohol derived from minerals, such as spirits, petrol, and other substances, if it is applied to clothes or elsewhere, then it does not render them impure. Now what is the Shariah status [on this matter], whether it [such alcohol] is halal in 100% [quantity] or less, this will be decided only after thorough consideration,” he said.
His latest comments have ignited a fresh wave of criticism and various reactions are pouring in on social media:
Eureka!— Sanjay Dixit ಸಂಜಯ್ ದೀಕ್ಷಿತ್ संजय दीक्षित (@Sanjay_Dixit) May 7, 2020
I have found out why liquor shopped were allowed to be opened during Ramzan!
Mufti Qavi of the Qandeel Baloch fame has decreed that all drinks containing below 40% alcohol are halal.
That covers everything except sanitisers. 👇 pic.twitter.com/HHWIrvj8nx
Mufti Qavi.— PM MODI 4 FARMERS (@MukeshM93739493) May 6, 2020
Alcohol %'s are always in between 15-17 %…!
Drinking 40% will kill Human within 2 weeks. https://t.co/z7ckqasHqV