P277 ORACLE 207 Fri25 Dec ITN 2108:37   YIA SCRAPS FREE ELECTIONS  President Zia has scrapped his longM promised plan for free elections in PakistanN Instead, he has established a 350- member consultative council to help him run the country. President Zia, who seized power in a 1977 coup, is chief martial law administrator. In a 60-minute TV address, he said "the internal and external situation" made it impossible to hold elections. Past experiencf showed elections had "given birth only to  confusion", he said.