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Rehman Malik Among 10 Other Disqualified by SC

Posted on the 20 September 2012 by Azharnadeem

Rehman Malik disqualified by courtRehman Malik and ten other lawmakers have been disqualified by Supreme court of Pakistan. They all have to lose their parliamentary seats for holding dual nationalities.

Earlier Supreme Court reserved the Judgment in dual nationality case on 18 September. Judges translated their earlier observation that dual nationality holder cannot be give right of legislation into court order.

Rehman Malik even relinquished his British Citizenship fearing disqualification.

Disqualified members include

  1. Rehman Malik
  2. Zahid Iqbal
  3. Farahnaz Ispahani
  4. Muhammad Ikhlaq
  5. Ashraf Chauhan
  6. Nadia Gabol
  7. Amina Buttar
  8. Zaheer Awan
  9. Waseem Qadir
  10. Farhat Muhammad Khan
  11. Chaudhry Nadeem Khadim
  12. Ahmed Ali Shah.

The apex court further directed the government to recover the amount spent on salaries and perks from disqualified lawmakers and deposit it in the national treasury

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