He came to Steal from us but we Stole his Heart A burglar entered the house of Malik b. Dinaar, he was disappointed to find that there was nothing for him to steal. He came across Malik who finished his prayer and calmly said to the burglar, "you came for worldly goods, which you did not find, can I offer you some provisions for the Hereafter. The burglar sat down and began to listen. He was so impacted with words of the imam that he went with him for the fajr prayer. The people at the masjid were shocked, the imam of his time with a renowned criminal. They asked the imam, "how is this possible?" He replied, "He came to steal from us but we stole his heart".