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Golden Arrow confirms bus set alight in Mfuleni in night attack

In the first incident, at around 9pm last night, a bus was set alight in Mfuleni.

One of the Golden Arrow buses that was torched in Delft on 14 August 2020. Picture: Wayne Dyson, spokesperson for Cape Town law enforcement

CAPE TOWN - Golden Arrow buses have been targeted yet again in a spate of attacks between Thursday night and Friday morning.

In the first incident, at around 9pm last night, a bus was set alight in Mfuleni.

The bus company's Bronwen Dyke-Beyer: "Golden Arrow can confirm that one of our buses was set alight last night in Mfuleni as well as two failed petrol-bombings last night and two this morning. At this stage, the motive is not clear as there was no protest action in the area. One minor injury was reported this morning."

For the 2020 financial year, vandalism has cost the bus company more than R31 million.

Golden Arrow is also offering a R200,000 reward for anyone who can help police investigations.

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