Submission of false documents in court is crime: CJP

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice, Saqib Nisar has said that submission of false documents in the court is a crime.

He made these remarks on Thursday while hearing a suo moto notice on dual nationalities of the federal government employees.

The court was informed by the secretary of the Establishment Division that 13 of 3,500 government officials possess dual nationalities.

On this, the CJP expressed surprise and said that investigation will be carried out to find out if anyone have concealed their foreign nationality.

Justice Saqib Nisar also observed that if people with dual nationalities are holding important posts, then it is not good in country’s interests