Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
TopicMian Abdul Qayoom

Topic: Mian Abdul Qayoom

Modi govt accepts SC suggestion to release PSA detainee J&K bar chief Qayoom a few days early

Mian Abdul Qayoom was detained on the night of 4 August 2019, just before Modi govt scrapped the special status of J&K under Article 370 of the Constitution.

Consider releasing J&K bar chief if he agrees not to visit Kashmir, SC tells Modi govt

Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul said there was nothing wrong if a person is committed to an ideology and asked the central government to consider releasing Mian Abdul Qayoom.

SC asks J&K administration to explain detention of HC bar leader post PSA order expiry

J&K High Court's Bar leader Mian Abdul Qayoom has been in detention under Public Safety Act since 7 August last year.

Modi govt appoints J&K separatist’s son-in-law as high court judge

Govt had initially objected to the elevation of Javed Iqbal Wani, son-in-law of separatist Mian Abdul Qayoom, after IB report stated Qayoom had assisted J&K separatists.

Modi govt set to appoint J&K separatist’s son-in-law as high court judge

Javed Iqbal Wani is son-in-law of Mian Abdul Qayoom, who is said to be close to Syed Ali Shah Geelani and among the founding members of All Parties Hurriyat Conference.

J&K High Court dismisses plea against detention of bar council chief Mian Qayoom under PSA

Kashmir Bar Association president Mian Abdul Qayoom was detained on 5 August last year, the day the Centre announced the scrapping of Article 370.

Modi govt doesn’t want lawyer son-in-law of J&K ‘separatist’ elevated to HC, SC to decide

Advocate Javed Iqbal Wani is son-in-law of Mian Abdul Qayoom — one of the founding members of Hurriyat who NIA had summoned in a terror funding case.

Terror funding case: NIA suspects top J&K lawyer’s LLB degree is fake

'Intelligence inputs' suggest that Mian Abdul Qayoom is practising in high court without a valid degree, with support from separatists.

Top Kashmiri lawyer to face NIA grilling over terror funding

Mian Abdul Qayoom had allegedly received money from across the border in 1990s and owns several properties worth crores of rupees in J&K and Delhi.

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