Imran Khan has been released from custody (Picture: EPA)

Pakistan’s supreme court has ordered the release of former prime minister Imran Khan after his arrest sparked widespread violence.

The famous ex-cricketer had been arrested after appearing in court on corruption charges on Tuesday.

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