Supporters of Pakistan's former president and head of the All Pakistan Muslim League   party, Pervez Musharraf, chant slogans as they gather outside his residence in Islamabad yesterday. Mr Musharraf was placed under house arrest today. Photograph: Faisal Mahmood/Reuters

A Pakistani judge placed former president and army chief Pervez Musharraf under house arrest this morning in the boldest step yet by the countr(...)