Thursday, 3 November 2016

Nick Wolpe

The story of the hidden weapon was only revealed after Mandela was released from prison in 1990, during his first visit to Liliesleaf in 30 years. The late veteran journalist Allister Sparks recalled being with Mandela at the time. He told the Mail & Guardian in 2011: "He was reminiscing about all the things that had gone on while he was there. He (asked) the house maid, 'Where's the kitchen? I buried some weapons here 20 paces from the kitchen.'

"We went to the kitchen and he stepped out his paces but by the time he got to 10 he hit the garden wall. So it was over in the neighbour's property. We never found it and Nick Wolpe (Liliesleaf Trust chief executive)has been digging ever since."
Negotiations for the sale of the neighbouring property have been underway for over five years. But the gun has still not been found.

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