Chaudhry has been under virtual house arrest [JURIST report] since November. Chaudhry was ousted as the country anticipated a Supreme Court ruling [JURIST report] on whether Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf had been eligible to run for re-election as Pakistan's president while still army chief. He and the other ousted judges have since been formally retired [JURIST report], although they and their supporters insist that they still legally hold office under Pakistan's constitution.
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