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DATE=10/19/1999 TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT TITLE=PAK -MILITARY (L) NUMBER=2-255235 BYLINE=AYAZ GUL DATELINE=ISLAMABAD CONTENT= VOICED AT: INTRO: Pakistan's military says deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will remain in what they are calling -- protective custody. The military, led by General Pervez Musharraf, ousted the elected Prime Minister in a bloodless coup last week. From Islamabad, Ayaz Gul reports. TEXT: Pakistan's military says it has released most of the government officials detained during last week's coup. But army spokesman, Rashid Qureshi, says the ousted Prime Minister is being held. /// QURESHI ACT /// Ex-prime minister, Mr. Nawaz Sharif, is still in protective custody. // END ACT // Although the location of where he is being held is not known, the spokesman says Mr. Sharif is being treated well. Meanwhile, Mr. Qureshi says an investigation has been launched into an incident involving the plane carrying General Pervez Musharraf to Pakistan from Sri Lanka. The passenger plane, which was low on fuel, was initially not allowed to land. /// QURESHI ACT TWO /// They are investigating the incident of the aircraft not being allowed to land at Karachi and diverted elsewhere. Who gave the orders, what were the aims and objectives of people who implemented that? Legal procedures have to be followed, investigations, and inquires have to be done to assess what are the charges against whoever. /// END ACT /// The military accuses Mr. Sharif's government of attempted murder of General Musharraf. It says the aircraft had less than seven-minutes of fuel left and could have crashed killing more than 200-people, including the general. The military say the plane was forced to circle above Karachi, using up fuel until the army gained control of the airport and allowed the plane to land. Since taking control of Pakistan last week, General Musharraf has declared himself chief executive and suspended the constitution and parliament. He has set up a National Security Council to run the country, but has yet to name the make up of the council. General Musharraf says the delay in naming a caretaker government has not been due to indecision, but in getting, what he calls -- the right people for the job. He is expected to name the members of the council this week. The general has pledged to revive the economy and political structure, but did not say how long that will take. The military is under international pressure to announce a time-frame for the return of democracy to Pakistan. (SIGNED) NEB/AG/ENE/RAE 19-Oct-1999 12:47 PM EDT (19-Oct-1999 1647 UTC) NNNN Source: Voice of America .