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Cutting of the hair of a dead person.

Question:

Is it allowed to cut the hair of the deceased after death?

Answer:

It is not allowed to cut the hair and nails, or to comb the hair after death. It is Makruh Tahrimi (offensive). (Durr al-Mukhtar)

And Allah knows best.

Dr Musharraf Hussain Al-Azhari
Director of British Fatwa Council