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Mandela arrested: 55 years ago

Images of Nelson Mandela, African National Congress (ANC) leader and first commander-in-chief of Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK), who was captured in Cedara, a small town near Howick, Natal, shortly after his return to South Africa on completion of a six months' course in military training in Ethiopia. He was charged with incitement to strike and with illegally leaving the country. Bob Hepple acted as his legal representitive. His trial took place in Pretoria's Old Synagogue. In November 1962, he was sentenced to five years' imprisonment on the charges. He began his sentence in Pretoria Central Prison.(http://www.sahistory.org.za/dated-event/mandela-arrested)

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