Former president Jacob Zuma spent his first night behind bars at the Kokstad Correctional Services Centre after handing himself over to police at the stroke of midnight on Wednesday, following a dramatic three-day stand-off at his home in Nkandla.

Zuma, who faces a 15-month sentence for contempt of court for failing to abide by an order to testify at the state capture commission, was ordered to hand himself over by Sunday or face arrest. The police had until midnight on Wednesday to execute the arrest...

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