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DATE=6/29/99 TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT NUMBER=2-251224 TITLE=PAK / INDIA (L) BYLINE=SCOTT ANGER DATELINE=ISLAMABAD CONTENT= VOICED AT: INTRO: THE INDIAN EMBASSY IN ISLAMABAD HAS ACCUSED PAKISTANI SECURITY AGENTS OF KIDNAPPING AND BEATING ONE OF ITS STAFF MEMBERS. AS CORRESPONDENT SCOTT ANGER REPORTS, THE ACCUSATION COMES ONE DAY AFTER A PAKISTANI DIPLOMAT WAS EXPELLED FROM INDIA ON CHARGES OF SPYING. TEXT: IN WHAT INDIA CALLS AN APPARENT RETALIATION BY PAKISTANI AUTHORITIES, THE INDIAN EMBASSY SAYS STAFF MEMBER N.R. DORAISWAMY WAS DETAINED AND BEATEN AS HE LEFT FOR WORK TUESDAY MORNING. AVINASH MOHANANEY, SPOKESMAN FOR THE INDIAN HIGH COMMISSION IN ISLAMABAD, SAYS MR. DORAISWAMY WAS ABDUCTED BY PAKISTANI SECURITY AGENTS IN FRONT OF HIS HOME. /// MOHANANEY ACT /// AFTER THREE HOURS OF INTERROGATION AND BEATING UP, HE WAS LEFT AT HIS RESIDENCE AGAIN. TWO OTHER STAFF MEMBERS WHO TRIED TO RESIST THE ABDUCTION WERE ATTACKED. /// END ACT /// PAKISTAN'S FOREIGN OFFICE SAYS IT HAS REJECTED THE INDIAN EMBASSY'S COMPLAINT ABOUT THE INCIDENT -- AND HAS DENIED THAT ANY SUCH EVENT OCCURRED. ON MONDAY, PAKISTAN'S EMBASSY IN NEW DELHI COMPLAINED ONE OF ITS STAFF MEMBERS WAS ABDUCTED AND LATER EXPELLED ON CHARGES OF SPYING. PAKISTAN HAS DENIED THE STAFFER WAS INVOLVED IN SPYING.. PAKISTAN'S FOREIGN OFFICE SPOKESMAN SAYS IT IS NORMAL PRACTICE FOR IT TO RETALIATE WHEN ONE OF ITS EMBASSY STAFFERS IS EXPELLED, BUT NO DECISION HAS BEEN MADE AS TO WHETHER AN INDIAN DIPLOMAT WILL BE EXPELLED FROM PAKISTAN SOON. THE INCIDENT COMES AS THE RIVAL SOUTH ASIAN NEIGHBORS ARE LOCKED IN THEIR WORST STAND-OFF OVER KASHMIR IN 30 YEARS. INDIA HAS STEPPED UP ITS MILITARY CAMPAIGN TO DISLODGE ARMED INSURGENTS FROM THE MOUNTAINS ON ITS SIDE OF THE LINE OF CONTROL IN KASHMIR. INDIA HAS ACCUSED PAKISTAN OF GIVING MILITARY SUPPORT TO THE INSURGENTS, BUT PAKISTAN DENIES THE CHARGE. IN RESPONSE TO THE INDIAN ACTIONS, PAKISTAN'S ARMY HAS BEEN PUT ON FULL ALERT AND HAS TAKEN UP DEFENSIVE POSITIONS ALONG THE COUNTRY'S BORDER WITH INDIA. DIPLOMATIC EFFORTS ARE UNDERWAY TO BRING A PEACEFUL END TO THE CONFLICT. BOTH PAKISTAN AND INDIA HAVE ADMITTED TO DISCREET, BEHIND-THE-SCENES MEETINGS BETWEEN OFFICIALS OF THE TWO COUNTRIES. FEW DETAILS HAVE BEEN RELEASED, BUT PAKISTANI OFFICIALS SAY THE MESSAGE THEY SENT TO NEW DELHI IS THAT BOTH SIDES SHOULD SEARCH FOR A DIPLOMATIC SOLUTION. MEANWHILE, PAKISTAN'S PRIME MINISTER, NAWAZ SHARIF, HAS CUT SHORT WHAT WAS TO BE A FIVE DAY VISIT TO CHINA SO HE COULD DEAL WITH THE KASHMIR CRISIS. (SIGNED) NEB/SA/KL 29-Jun-99 11:31 AM EDT (1531 UTC) NNNN Source: Voice of America .