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Assault on Indian High Commission official in Islamabad

New Delhi
  May 31, 1998

 The Pakistan High Commissioner was summoned this afternoon by Foreign
  Secretary and a strong protest was lodged regarding a serious incident in which Shri
  B.S. Rawat, an official of our High Commission in Islamabad was, early this
  morning, accosted and badly beaten up in front of his diplomatic residence
  purportedly by a security guard of a neighbouring house. The antecedents of this
  individual have not been confirmed. Shri Rawat received serious injuries and has
  been hospitalised. 

 Foreign Secretary told the High Commissioner that India took very grave note of
  this incident which had very disturbing connotations and was entirely unacceptable.
  This abnormal incident reflects the inadequate security being provided to our
  Mission officials despite repeated demarches made by us in the past. Foreign
  Secretary reiterated that the Government of Pakistan should take all steps to ensure
  the security and safety of our Mission personnel and to stop their harassment at the
  hands of the intelligence agencies of Pakistan.