This day in history: Winnie Mandela is sentenced

By Drum Digital
09 February 2015

Winnie Mandela (now Winnie Madikizela-Mandela), restricted to a Black township at Brandfort, Orange Free State, was sentenced to six months' imprisonment.

9 February, 1978

Winnie Mandela (now Winnie Madikizela-Mandela), restricted to a Black township at Brandfort, Orange Free State, was sentenced to six months' imprisonment (suspended for four years) for breaking her banning and house arrest order by receiving unauthorised visits by friends and relatives.

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