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Salam aleikum , My friend has came to work in india on contract , he is muslim , he employed a married Hindu maid to clean the house , and one day he committed zina. Then felt guilty and didn't talk to her anymore and stopped employing her and repented and still is , so 4 month after that he heard that she became pregnant then he asked and found out that she is 4 month pregnant and now he is thinking that it's his child and it might be , so now he doesn't know what to do he is confused , he will be leaving india in few months , he wants to know any advice because he's not able to sleep and he's thinking about killing himself , the husband doesn't know that she was involved in extra marital act . Please help with answers the guilt is killing him she is almost 5 month pregnant now and he doesn't know what to do because it's his child well at least he thinks it is . If the child is born it will be born in Hindu family and if it's aborted then it's same as killing somebody .

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Asalaam o alaikum, under no circumstance is suicide permitted. Remind your friend that he will live in eternity committing this act, (if he were to do it) eternally, repetitively, with no ceasing.

O ye who believe! Eat not up your property among yourselves in vanities: But let there be amongst you Traffic and trade by mutual good-will: Nor kill (or destroy) yourselves: for verily Allah hath been to you Most Merciful! An-Nisa, Chapter 4, Verse 29

Say: "Come, I will rehearse what Allah hath (really) prohibited you from": Join not anything as equal with Him; be good to your parents; kill not your children on a plea of want;- We provide sustenance for you and for them;- come not nigh to shameful deeds. Whether open or secret; take not life, which Allah hath made sacred, except by way of justice and law: thus doth He command you, that ye may learn wisdom. Al-Anaam, Chapter 6, Verse 151

To perform ishtikarah, asking to know the paternity of the child. DNA, testing maybe permitted in this circumstance, Allah knows best.

Your friend has two options,If she is willing to revert to Islam, for Allahs sake, then marry the women and make the child legally his responsibility. Or leave the women, to the hands of Allahs fate. If the child is proven to be his, either by DNA testing, or by virtue of characteristics and geneolgy traits, then the future is of concern to be obligated to care for the child by way of maintenance, Allah knows best. Pray too, that the child is brought into the fold of Islam.

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My friend is 22 and the maid is 30 above and married already , what can he do ? It's a secret nobody knows , he is scared if th husband finds out that the child is not his he will start investigating and he is fearing it will become a big issue for the wife of husband and my friend . The reason he is convinced that he has done the biggest sin on earth and will never be forgiven by Allah and thinks his sin is unforgivable , the women is married already and cannot marry my friend while she is still married and it will cause big trouble even killing in the community ? What can he do ? If my friends comes in the picture and declares that boy his child he would be killed by Hindu community . He should be obligated to take care or the child even if he is growing in Hindu house ?

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Shukran for reply and suggestions .

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