Philippi residents demand justice for Amahle Quku

A Philippi community is outraged after another teenager was raped and murdered in their midst. Amahle Quku's body was found on Saturday morning in Browns Farm, Philippi. Courtesy of #DStv403

CAPE TOWN - A Philippi community is outraged after another teenager was raped and murdered.

Amahle Quku's body was found on Saturday morning in Browns Farm after she had been raped and murdered. 

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The suspect (25) appeared in the Wynberg magistrate's court on Tuesday and charged with murder. ​​​​

According to a friend and neighbour of 17-year-old Amahle, the man accused of her murder had been involved with her before her death.

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He invited her and some of her friends to spend time with one of his friends at an undisclosed location.

Amahle's friends reported that long after they had returned to their homes they discovered Amahle had been killed.

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