Justice: The Indemnity For A Purely Intentional Killing

This is another article in the chapter Justice from the classical manual on Sharia called Reliance of the Traveller. The articles are posted one by one in the order they are given in the book.

THE INDEMNITY FOR A PURELY INTENTIONAL KILLING
04.3 The indemnity for cases of purely intentional homicide (def: 02.4) is made severe in three ways:
(a) it must be paid immediately;
(b) it is due from the offender himself;
(c) and the amount paid is (N: 1,333.3 gold dinars (n: 5,646.6 grams of gold) or else:) 30 she-camels in their fourth year, 30 she-camels in their fifth year, and 40 pregnant she-camels.

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