Court ruling may free Egypt's Mubarak

January 13, 2015 12:08 PM

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CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities have exhausted all legal grounds to keep deposed President Hosni Mubarak in detention after an appeals court on Tuesday ordered his retrial in a corruption case, a judicial official said.

The corruption case was the only one still keeping Mubarak behind bars. The autocratic former president has already been cleared over the killings of protesters during Egypt's 2011 uprising that toppled him.

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