distribute inheritance

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Assalaamu alaikum Dear Mufti,
My granny passed away in Oct 2007.In 2000 she asked one of her daughters to take her jewellery(whatever she owned at the time) to India on her next trip, to have earrings made and distributed to the “children” in the family, meaning two grand children(specified) and to the rest of the great grandchildren in the family. (The daughter and her husband being the only witnesses to this request). The daughter never ended up travelling to India & could not fullfill this wish (making of earings) but thought that instead of earrings it might be better to sell it all off, and buy kruger coins, which she did in 2006. In 2012, the daughter split up the kruger coins equally and wants to distribute it to all the great grand children equally according to her mothers’ wishes. Questions:
is this permissible; what are the implications for my deceased granny?
If it can be distributed as granny requested, should it be to those great grand children born before Oct 2007 only?

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Asked on January 1, 1970 12:00 am
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Once granny died it should have gone to her estate. Thus what happened not correct.
Not correct

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Answered on January 1, 1970 12:00 am