2686. If a locust is acquired alive using one’s hands or any other tool, it is lawful to eat it after it dies. It is not mandatory that the person who acquires it be a Muslim, nor is mandatory for him to invoke the name of God. However, if a dead locust is found in the hands of a k¡fir who has not acquired it from a Muslim, and it is not known whether he acquired it alive or dead, it is unlawful for consumption even if he claims that he acquired it alive, unless a proof or a trustworthy person that one does not entertain a conjecture that is contrary to his claim, says that it was acquired alive.
2687. It is forbidden to eat a locust which has not developed wings and is unable to fly.