Hadith on Zina: Severe punishment for false accusations of adultery

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever accuses of adultery one under custodianship of his right hand, he will be flogged on the Day of Resurrection unless it is as he claimed.

In another narration, the Prophet said, “The hadd punishment will be enforced upon him on the Day of Resurrection.

Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 6466, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 1660

Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Muslim

عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ عَنْ رَسُولِ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ مَنْ قَذَفَ مَمْلُوكَهُ وَهُوَ بَرِيءٌ مِمَّا قَالَ جُلِدَ يَوْمَ الْقِيَامَةِ إِلَّا أَنْ يَكُونَ كَمَا قَالَ

وفي رواية أخرى قال يُقَامُ عَلَيْهِ الْحَدُّ يَوْمَ الْقِيَامَةِ

6466 صحيح البخاري كتاب الحدود باب قذف العبيد

1660 صحيح مسلم كتاب الأيمان باب التغليظ على من قذف مملوكه بالزنا