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The Accountability Court Wednesday summoned former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his two sons, Hussain Nawaz and Hassan Nawaz, on September 19 in a corruption reference related to Flagship Investment Limited.

The Judge of Accountability Court, Muhammad Bashir issued summons on the basis of a reference against Nawaz Sharif and his family members regarding ownership of Flagship Investments Limited filed by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on September 8 in compliance with the Supreme Court's verdict in Panama Papers case.

Nawaz Sharif, Hussain Nawaz and Hassan Nawaz are accused in the reference related to the ownership of Flagship Investments Limited. According to a copy of summons, the former prime minister has been asked to appear in person at 9:00am on September 19 at the accountability court No. 1.

It further said that Nawaz Sharif's presence is necessary to respond to the charge against him under section 9 (a) (v) and (XII) of NAB Ordinance 1999. The summon has been sent to Nawaz Sharif's homes in Raiwind and Model Town, Lahore.

The three references filed against Nawaz Sharif and his family include: a) reference relating to the Avenfield Properties (Flat No 16 and 16-A, 17 and 17-A Avenfield House, Park Lane, London, United Kingdom); b) a reference relating to establishment of Azizia Steel Company and Hill Metals Company, Jeddah; c) and the third reference is about the establishment of companies including Flagship Investment Ltd, Hartstone Properties Ltd, Que Holdings Ltd, Quint Eaton Place 2 Ltd, Quint Saloane Ltd, Quaint Ltd, Flagship Securities Ltd, Quint Gloucestor Place Ltd, Quint Paddington Ltd, Flagship Developments Ltd, Alanna Services Ltd, Lankin SA (BVI), Chadron Inc, Ansbacher Inc, Coomber Inc and Capital FZE (Dubai). The NAB had also filed reference against Ishaq Dar for possessing assets beyond his known sources of income.

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