Five passengers where injured after a Golden Arrow Bus was petrol bombed in Vrygrond on Thursday morning.
According to SAPS spokesperson, Siyabulela Malo, a group of people gathered on the road and barricaded the intersections with burning tyres and rubble on the corners of Vyrgrond Avenue and Prince George Drive in Muizenberg.
“Several passing vehicles were thrown with petrol bombs. A bread truck and a bus with five passengers was also attacked but they managed to escape with minor burnt injuries and thereafter they were transported to a nearby health facility for medical attention.”
Malo confirmed that a case of public violence has been opened for investigation.
“Two suspects were arrested after they were found in possession of petrol bombs and they are expected to make a court appearance once charged.”
Golden Arrow bus company’s PR manager, Bronwen Dyke-Beyer said: “Golden Arrow can confirm a petrol bombing incident which occurred in the Vrygrond Area. The bus was en route to Blue Route Mall from Town Centre.