Egypt prison 'ordered to release Mubarak'

Hosni Mubarak is set to be placed under house arrest. Credit: REUTERS/Stringer

The Egyptian prosecutor has ordered a Cairo prison to release deposed president Hosni Mubarak, Reuters have reported.

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Mubarak freed from prison

Deposed Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has been freed from a Cairo jail after charges against him were dropped.