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Pretoria Central Prison (official name: Kgosi Mampuru II Correctional Centre) is a large prison in Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa. The prison was the official site of capital punishment in South Africa during the apartheid era. Condemned prisoners were held in a section of the prison called "The Pot". It further held white political prisoners, separated from black political prisoners who were held in Robben Island.
Map of Pretoria Central Prison, Pretoria, 0002, South Africa
At one time, the prison gallows could hang up to 7 people at a time.
In 1979 political prisoners Tim Jenkin, Alex Moumbaris and Stephen Lee escaped Pretoria Central Prison.