إنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعونَ

Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi rajioon

“..Indeed we are from Allah and

 indeed to Him we will return.”

(Suratul Baqara 2:156)

It is with sadness that we share the news of the demise of Marhum AKBERALI JAFFERALI KARIM KHATAU who passed away in Dar Es Salaam on Wednesday, 23rd August 2023.

Marhum was the Son of Late Jafferali Karim Khatau and Late Kulsum Hasham Dewji.

Marhum was the Husband of Sis Shahidabanu Akber Karim.

Marhum was the Father of Sis Zohra Abbas Virjee (Toronto), Sis Zishan Mustafa Hasham (Orlando), and Sis Zuleikha Imran Pirani (DSM)

Marhum was the Brother of Late Ahmed Karim, Late Naseem Sachedina, Naushad Karim, Safder Karim, and Sis Farida Rashid.

Marhum was the father-in-law of Br. Abbas Virjee (Toronto), Br. Mustafa Hasham (Orlando), and Br. Imran Pirani (Dsm).

Marhum will be buried on:

Date: Wednesday 23rd August 2023.

Time: After Zohr / Asr Prayers.

Venue: KSIJ Imambargah, Dsm, Tz.

Mu’mineen are requested to give sadaqah on behalf of the deceased and remember them with Namaze Wahshat after the burial & with Duas of Maghferah.

SIJNY Management would like to extend its condolences to the bereaved family and relatives.

May the Almighty SWT grant the departed soul maghferah and a place among His chosen ones and grant the family patience to bear this loss – Ameen.

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It is highly recommended to give Sadaqa for Marhums upon their death. To contribute Sadaqa for this Marhum, please use our Text Donation services by texting “Donate” to +1516-299-9952 or click on the link Sadaqa/Alamdaar Fund and donate.


In the first Raka’at, after reciting Surah al-Hamd, Ayatul Kursi should be recited once and in the second Raka’at, Surah al-Qadr should be recited 10 times after Surah-al-Hamd.

Namaz-e-Haddiye Mayyit:

In the first Raka’at, after reciting Surah al-Hamd, Surah Qadr should be recited. In the second Raka’at, after Surah al-Hamd recite Surah Kawther.