Buses set alight in Eastern Cape

2014-03-10 12:42
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Johannesburg - Three buses have been set alight in Butterworth, Eastern Cape police said on Monday.

The City to City bus drivers were sleeping at a nearly hotel at the time of the incident at 01:00 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 R4m.

No arrests had been made.











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