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Masiphumelele community press on cops to make arrests

Masiphumelele residents say Amani Pula's murder has shocked the community.

A pile of rubble lying near the road following a shack fire in Masiphumelele on 23 May 2014. Picture: EWN.

CAPE TOWN - The Masiphumelele community has urged police to track down the killers of 15-year-old described a respectful, sport-loving boy.

Dozens of residents from the community near Fish Hoek have attended the memorial service of Amani Pula, who was found dead in his family home last week.

Masiphumelele residents say Pula's murder has shocked the community.

Many speakers at his memorial service say they cannot understand who would have wanted to kill the 15-year-old, whom they've described as a friendly, fun loving boy.

Amanda Pula says her brother's smile is the one thing she'll miss most.

Other family members say Pula was not troublesome and always did as he was told.

They say this is what makes it harder to accept that they'll never see him again.

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