From president to prisoner: Jacob Zuma taken to Estcourt prison after day of high drama

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Former President Jacob Zuma speaks to his supporters outside his residence.
Former President Jacob Zuma speaks to his supporters outside his residence.
(Photo by Gallo Images/Die Burger/Lulama Zenzile)

Jacob Zuma surrendered himself to police less than an hour before midnight on Wednesday after a night of high drama during which a phalanx of heavily armed police units was on its way to arrest the former statesman at his home in Nkandla in rural KwaZulu-Natal.

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