Veteran Politician and president of the Gilgit-Baltistan chapter of Pakistan Tehreek Insaf (PTI) Justice (rtd.) Syed Jaffar Shah has passed away in Islamabad due to Coronavirus infection and other illnesses.
Shah retired as chief judge of the Supreme Appellate Court in 2012.
Before joining the judiciary, Shah was a prominent lawyer and president of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) in Gilgit-Baltistan.
He had joined PTI in September 2016 after developing differences with PPP high-ups.