Hadith on Backbiting: Man punished in grave for eating flesh, backbiting

Ya’la ibn Siyabah reported: He lived in the time of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and they came upon a grave whose occupant was being punished. The Prophet said, “Verily, this person used to eat the flesh of people.

Source: al-Mu’jam al-Awsaṭ 2434

Grade: Jayyid (very good) according to Ibn Hajar

عَنْ يَعْلَى بْنِ سِيَابَةَ أَنَّهُ عَهِدَ النَّبِيَّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ وَأَتَى عَلَى قَبْرٍ يُعَذَّبُ صَاحِبُهُ فَقَالَ إِنَّ هَذَا كَانَ يَأْكُلُ لُحُومَ النَّاسِ

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