Ref. No. 41/1088
In the name of Allah the most Gracious the most Merciful
The answer to your question is as follows:
We contacted some ulama of South Africa and came to know that Mufti Ibrahim Desai sb is a great Alim and one of the followers of Deoband school of thought. He is from ahle sunnat wal Jamat. His Fatawa on the website askimam are authentic and approved.
And Allah knows the best
Darul Uloom Waqf Deoband