Inside Kashmir

Jailed Bar Association president Mian Qayoom’s son in law appointed as High Court judge

Srinagar : The President of India on Tuesday ordered appointment of lawyer Javed Iqbal Wani as judge of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court.

A notification in this regard was issued by union ministry of Law and Justice today.

Before this appointment, Justice Ali Muhammad Magray was the last Kashmiri Muslim appointed as judge of the High Court in 2013.

Wani is the son- in-law of jailed Bar Association President Jammu and Kashmir High Court Mian Qayoom also remained controversial for his advocacy in favour of Terrorist and sepratists.

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