Karabo Mokoena's funeral underway


Friends and family of Karabo Mokoena surround her casket during her funeral service in Diepkloof, Soweto on Friday.

JOHANNESBURG -  Karabo Mokoena will be laid to rest at Westpark Cemetery in Johannesburg on Friday. 

The 22-year-old's charred body was found in Lyndhurst on April 29, a day after she was reported missing.

Several government officials attended the service, including the Minister of Women Susan Shabangu and Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini. 

READ: Friends and family honour Karabo Mokoena

A memorial service was held for Mokoena on Wednesday.

Her boyfriend, Sandile Mantsoe, is facing a charge of murder and defeating the ends of justice.

The funeral service is underway at the Diepkloof Hall in Soweto.

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