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f:1119 -    Killing a chameleon leads to forgiveness of sins?
Country : India,
Name : Khalid
Question:     Is it established by the Hadith that killing a chameleon leads to forgiveness of sins?  Please give proper reference.
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Answer:     There is a Hadith of the Holy Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) about chameleons:

Translation: Almighty Allah forgives 7 sins of the one who kills a chameleon.  (Kanz Ul ‘Ummal, Kitaab Ul Qisaas, Hadith No. 40016)

And Allah The Most Merciful and The Most Beneficent knows best

Mufti Syed Ziauddin Naqshbandi

[Professor, Islamic Law, Jamia Nizamia,
Founder-Director, Abul Hasanaat Islamic Research Center]
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