Pretoria Central Prison (official name: Kgosi Mampuru II Prison) is a large prison in Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa. The prison was the official site of capital punishment in South Africa during the apartheid era. Condemned prisoners were held in a section of the prison called "The Pot".
At one time, the prison gallows could hang up to 7 people at a time.
Political prisoner Tim Jenkin and others escaped Pretoria Central Prison.
Coordinates: 25°45′40″S 28°10′54″E / 25.7612°S 28.1816°E