Supreme Collegium on Thursday has proposed to elevate Advocate Javed Iqbal Wani, as Judge of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court.
Wani has served as Senior Additional Advocate General for the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir.
He is the son-in-law of Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association President Mian Qayoom, who was been detained since the abrogation of Article 370 in J&K.
The collegium, headed by Chief Justice of India S.A. Bobde, approved Advocate Javed Iqbal Wani’s appointment at a meeting on January 22. In keeping with the rules for judicial appointments, the name will now be forwarded to the central government for finalisation.