IS IT PERMISSIBLE TO EAT SNAKES?

Questioner: Is it permissible to eat snakes? 

Duktuur Lukmaan Idrees: As for snakes that live in water we can eat them, but as for snakes that live on land, what is most authentic from the statements of the scholars is that it is not permissible to eat them. 

[SOURCE: “The tape titled, ‘Igbagboye esin botito 2’ (Understanding the religion appropriately, tape 2)]

Transcribed by Aboo Aaishah Al Odeomeey

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