Hadith on Imams: Leaders chained on Judgment Day until justice is served

Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “No man is appointed as leader for more than ten days but that he will be brought on the Day of Resurrection with his hands shackled to his neck, until judgment is issued between him and them.

Source: al-Mu’jam al-Awsaṭ 288

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani

عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ مَا مِنْ رَجُلٍ وَلِيَ عَشَرَةً إِلَّا أُتِيَ بِهِ يَوْمَ الْقِيَامَةِ مَغْلُولَةٌ يَدُهُ إِلَى عُنُقِهِ حَتَّى يُقْضَى بَيْنَهُ وَبَيْنَهُمْ 

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