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Hosni Mubarak To Be Put Under House Arrest Upon Release From Prison, Egypt's PM Office Says

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CAIRO, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Deposed Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak will be put under house arrest, the prime minister's office said on Wednesday.

Mubarak, who was toppled in a 2011 uprising, is expected to be released from a Cairo prison on Thursday. "In the context of the emergency law, the deputy military commander issued an order that Mohamed Hosni Mubarak should be put under house arrest," read a statement from the office. (Reorting by Asma Alsharif; Writing by Michael Georgy; Editing by Andrew Heavens)

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