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Wani is son-in-law of J& K High Court Bar Association (Srinagar Wing) President Mian Qayoom, who has been under preventive detention for alleged secessionist ideologies since abrogation of Article 370 of Constitution.
The Central Government has notified the appointment of Javed Iqbal Wani as a judge of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court.
The notification issued to this effect today states,
The appointment has been made pursuant to a Collegium recommendation made in January this year.
Wani has served as Senior Additional Advocate General for the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir.
He is the son-in-law of Jammu & Kashmir High Court Bar Association (Srinagar Wing) President Mian Qayoom, who has been under preventive detention since the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution in August last year.
Last month, a Division Bench of the High Court upheld his continued detention under the J&K Public Safety Act, 1978.