Can jinns possess human beings

Tuesday, March 14 2017 Written by Administrator  
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Q. Can jinns possess human beings? Was there any such event in the time of Nabi Muhammad (Sallallahu alayhi wasallam)?

A. Yes, jinn are able to possess human beings. A number of such events had occurred among the Sahaabah. A very senior Sahaabi was even killed by a jinn. A jinn in the form of a huge snake caused the collapse of  the house of a Sahaabi.