Aswat Masriya (Cairo)

21 August 2013

Egypt: Deputy Military Ruler Places Mubarak Under House Arrest - State TV

Photo: Xinhua/Li Muzi
A supporter holds a poster of Egyptian former president Hosni Mubarak during a demonstration in Cairo, Egypt.

Egypt's deputy military ruler placed former President Hosni Mubarak under house arrest on Wednesday, the Egyptian state television reported.

A Cairo misdemeanor court ordered Mubarak's release earlier on Wednesday and cancelled his detention pending investigations into allegations of receiving gifts from Al-Ahram press institution.

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