The former Premier of Southern Rhodesia, Mr. Garfield Todd, was detained with his 28-year-old daughter,?
The former Premier of Southern Rhodesia, Mr. Garfield Todd, was detained with his 28-year-old daughter, Judy, by the Rhodesian authorities on Tuesday (18 January). Mr. Todd, 63, and his daughter were arrested by police ad their home in Shabani, 120 miles (about 200 kms) from Salisbury. Although no details of the arrest were given by the Rhodesian authorities, it was announce they were being detained under the Law and Maintenance Act--which protects Rhodesia's internal security.
Mr. Todd, who's openly supported the African nationalist cause, was restricted to his farm for a year in 1965 because of his opposition to Rhodesia's Unilateral Declaration of Independence (U.D.I.).
His daughter has taken part in a number of discussions and demonstrations on Rhodesia--among them in March, 1968 in London when she opposed the hanging of African Nationalists in Salisbury.