Peter (Petrus) Nchabeleng

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Synopsis:

President of the Northern Transvaal region of the UDF, Robben Island prisoner. He died in detention 

First name: 
Peter (Petrus)
Last name: 
Nchabeleng
Date of death: 
11-April-1986
Location of death: 
Died in detention (Lebowa),South Africa

Peter (Petrus) Nchabeleng was president of the Northern Transvaal region of the United Democratic Front (UDF). He was convicted of sabotage in 1962 and served eight years on Robben Island. He died in detention on 11 April 1986, a day after he was detained in Lebowa. He was buried  in Apel, Sekhukhuniland. The funeral was attended by 20,000 people


References:
• ANC News Briefing, April 20, 1986

Last updated : 17-Jul-2018

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