Pervez Musharraf returns to Pakistan after four-year exile

The former Pakistani president and military ruler returned to Pakistan after 4 years of self-imposed exile to participate in historic elections in May
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Former Pakistani president, Pervez Musharraf raises his hand in prayer as he looks to the sky after landing on Pakistani soil, at Jinnah International airport on March 24, 2013 in Karachi, Pakistan. The former Pakistani president and military ruler returned to Pakistan after 4 years of self-imposed exile to participate in historic elections in May. Mr. Musharraf has been granted protective bail in several cases, including conspiracy to murder which has paved his way allowing for his return. (Getty Images)
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Former Pakistani president, Pervez Musharraf has his passport processed by an immigration officer after landing on Pakistani soil, at Jinnah International airport on March 24, 2013 in Karachi, Pakistan. The former Pakistani president and military ruler returned to Pakistan after 4 years of self-imposed exile to participate in historic elections in May. Mr. Musharraf has been granted protective bail in several cases, including conspiracy to murder which has paved his way allowing for his return. (Getty Images)
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Former Pakistani president, Pervez Musharraf walks through the cabin as he greets his All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) party supporters on his Emirates flight 606 from Dubai to Karachi on March 24, 2013 mid flight between Dubai and Karachi, Pakistan. The former Pakistani president and military ruler is returning to Pakistan after 4 years of self-imposed exile to participate in historic elections in May. Mr. Musharraf has been granted protective bail in several cases, including conspiracy to murder which has paved his way allowing for his return. (Getty Images)
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Former Pakistani president, Pervez Musharraf salutes as he arrives to brief media and supporters during a press conference ahead of his return, at the Dubai APML party headquarters on March 24, 2013 in Dubai United Arab Emirates. The former Pakistani president and military ruler is returning to Pakistan after 4 years of self-imposed exile to participate in historic elections in May. Mr. Musharraf has been granted protective bail in several cases, including conspiracy to murder which has paved his way allowing for his return. (Getty Images)
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All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) party supporters chant pro Pakistani president, Pervez Musharraf slogans as he walks through the cabin to greet his supporters on the Emirates flight EK606 from Dubai to Karachi on March 24, 2013 mid flight between Dubai and Karachi, Pakistan. The former Pakistani president and military ruler is returning to Pakistan after 4 years of self-imposed exile to participate in historic elections in May. Mr. Musharraf has been granted protective bail in several cases, including conspiracy to murder which has paved his way allowing for his return. (Getty Images)
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A portrait of former Pakistani president, Pervez Musharraf, hangs on a wall during a press conference ahead of his return to Pakistan, at the Dubai APML party headquarters on March 24, 2013 in Dubai United Arab Emirates. The former Pakistani president and military ruler returned to Pakistan after 4 years of self-imposed exile to participate in historic elections in May. Mr. Musharraf has been granted protective bail in several cases, including conspiracy to murder which has paved his way allowing for his return. (Getty Images)
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APML party supporters, seen through an APML flag showing the faces of Musharraf and Mohammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan, as they chant pro Musharraf slogans during his address to supporters at Jinnah International airport on March 24, 2013 in Karachi, Pakistan. The former Pakistani president and military ruler returned to Pakistan after 4 years of self-imposed exile to participate in historic elections in May. Mr. Musharraf has been granted protective bail in several cases, including conspiracy to murder which has paved his way allowing for his return amidst threats from the Taliban. (Getty Images)
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APML party supporters climb a street light to show their support during a rally to welcome back former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf at Jinnah International airport on March 24, 2013 in Karachi, Pakistan. The former Pakistani president and military ruler returned to Pakistan after 4 years of self-imposed exile to participate in historic elections in May. Mr. Musharraf has been granted protective bail in several cases, including conspiracy to murder which has paved his way allowing for his return amidst threats from the Taliban. (Getty Images)
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An armed police convoy escorts former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf after addressing supporters on his return to Pakistani, at Jinnah International airport on March 24, 2013 in Karachi, Pakistan. The former Pakistani president and military ruler returned to Pakistan after 4 years of self-imposed exile to participate in historic elections in May. Mr. Musharraf has been granted protective bail in several cases, including conspiracy to murder which has paved his way allowing for his return amidst threats from the Taliban. (Getty Images)
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Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf is greeted by supporters after landing on Pakistani soil at Jinnah International airport on March 24, 2013 in Karachi, Pakistan. The former Pakistani president and military ruler returned to Pakistan after 4 years of self-imposed exile to participate in historic elections in May. Mr. Musharraf has been granted protective bail in several cases, including conspiracy to murder which has paved his way allowing for his return amidst threats from the Taliban. (Getty Images)