Correctional Services spokesman Manelisi Wolela has denied allegations that student leader Mcebo Dla.
Alpheus Hlubi Masiase, also known as Bra Philly, of Mashimong Section, Tembisa, has died.
Masiase was born on September 28 1945 at Tikiline Location in Kempton Park.
His family moved to Tembisa in 1958 although he attended school in Irene. He was a keen amateur soccer player and a member of Lytton Stars. He also coached Liverpool Junior Club.
Bra Philly was an accomplished crooner who did imitations of Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra and Louis Armstrong.
He retired several years ago from Barlows due to illness.
He will be buried tomorrow at 11am at Mooifontein Cemetery. The service will be held at his home at 7am.