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Kitabud Diyat [Blood Money] - Masail of the foetus

Question 1921) - A man struck a freewoman’s belly. As a result she had a miscarriage. What is he liable for?

A: He is liable for Ghurrah which is a twentieth of Diyah.*

* i.e a twentieth of the Diyah of a man (500 Dirham), whether the foetus is male or female. This is when at least part of the foetus's form has become apparent. According to us the 'Aqilah must pay it within a year. [al-Jawharah]

~ al-Quduri ~