Is it sufficient to erase just the eyes, or the face, or the head ?
Praise be to Allaah.
image is the face, which must be erased so that the image disappears,
because the Prophet
(peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him)
forbade striking the “image”. (Narrated by al-Bukhaari).
meaning is that it is forbidden to strike the face, as was explained in
other ahaadeeth. The fact that “image” means the face means that the
facial features must be erased. And Allaah knows best.