Buses set alight in Butterworth

Three buses have been set alight in Butterworth, Eastern Cape police said on Monday (10/03/2014).

The City to City bus drivers were sleeping at a nearly hotel at the time of the incident at 1am on Sunday, said Captain Jackson Manatha.

A case of malicious damage to property was being investigated.

“Police suspect that the buses were set alight intentionally and [have] ruled out electrical faults…,” said Manatha.

The damage was estimated to amount to R4 million.

No arrests had been made. – Sapa

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