ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) has suspended the Senate membership of Interior Minister Rehman Malik.
A three member bench of the SC headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry heard the dual nationality case and announced its interim order.
Malik had claimed that he had forfeited his British citizenship but failed to provide sufficient documents to the SC.
The SC had also suspended the National Assembly membership of PPP MNA Farahnaz Ispahani in the same case earlier.
Apart from Farahnaz Ispahani and Rehman Malik, a new petition submitted on Monday also names fourteen other parliamentarians and MPAs holding dual nationalities.
These lawmakers which include Finance Minister Dr. Abdul Hafeez Sheikh, Deputy Chairman Senate Sabir Baloch and PML-N MNA Khawaja Asif have been issued notices by the Supreme Court.
The court has adjourned the hearing of the case till June 13.