SC seeks affidavits from 4 newly-elected senators on dual nationality issue


Supreme Court building in Islamabad-File photo

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan has ordered four newly elected senators to present their affidavits on Saturday stating that they have renounced foreign nationality before contesting recent senate elections.

A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar issued the ordered during the suo moto case hearing in Islamabad today.

According to the order, candidates Muhammad Sarwar, Nuzhat Sadiq, Sadia Abbasi and Haroon Akhtar were ordered to submit authenticated and duly certificated copies of documents to substantiate their respective claims.