Sharif family summoned on Sept 19

Sharif family summoned on Sept 19 over London flats, Azizia steel mill references
ISLAMABAD (Web desk) – Accountability court on Thursday has summoned ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his children Hassan, Hussain and Maryam Nawaz on September 19 in London flats and Azizia steel mill references.

Sources told that Nawaz Sharif’s son-in-law Captain Safdar has also been directed to appear before the court on the same date.

It is to be mentioned here that National Accountability Bureau (NAB) filed three references to the registrar of accountability court against Sharif family after removing the objections raised earlier. The references were not only against ex-PM Nawaz Sharif and his children but also named Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in corruption cases.

Earlier, the court had issued summon to Sharif family for September 19 in Flagship Investments reference. The former PM and his sons were nominated as accused in the reference that deals with the ownership of 16 offshore companies.

Supreme Court had directed NAB to prepare references in which one was regarding Al-Azizia Steel Mill while the other two were about London flats and 16 offshore companies held by the Sharif family.

SC had disqualified Nawaz Sharif in Panama case verdict on the basis of his non-withdrawn salary, considering it part of his assets on July 28.