“Whoever invents a lie against me…
Rasulullah (صلى الله عليه وسلم) said:
من كذب علي متعمدا فليتبوأ مقعده من النار
“Whoever invents a lie against me should take up his seat in the hell-fire.”
[Bukhari and others]
This hadith is mutawaatir (consecutive) and is reported by 62 companions (رضي الله عنهم) among whom 10 are given glad tidings of paradise. No other hadith is reported by more than 60 companions (رضي الله عنهم).