Public bus set alight during Hout Bay taxi protest


(Rob Quintas / Facebook)

At least one person has been arrested following the stoning and torching of a MyCiTi bus in Hout Bay.

According to ward councillor Rob Quintas the City received a warning of a potential arson attack as taxi operators blocked of the circle at the Imizamo Yethu informal settlement.

The City has since opened a case of attempted murder, arson and malicious damage to property.

Quintas has vowed that they will not stop providing transport services to the area, adding that buses will be escorted to ensure they operate.


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