Supreme Court disqualifies two PMLN senators for holding dual-nationality

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday disqualified two Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) senators for holding dual nationality.

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Larger bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar directed the Election Commission of Pakistan to de-notify Saadia Abbasi, the sister of former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, and Haroon Akhtar as members of the Parliament.

The court held that both the PML-N leaders possessed foreign nationality at the time of submission of their nomination papers for the Senate election held in March this year.

 

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