Police investigate a case of arson after MyCiti bus was set alight by unknown people on Tuesday morning.

CAPE TOWN: Police are still investigating who set alight MyCiTi bus at the Omuramba station in Milnerton, on Tuesday morning.

Western Cape traffic chief Kenny Africa said the incident took place at around 06:00, and the driver managed to escape unharmed. The bus was empty at the time and there were no injuries.

Africa said the police were also investigating the cause of the fire.

City of Cape Town mayoral committee member for safety and security JP Smith said it was not clear who was behind the fire and said there were no protesters in the vicinity at the time of the incident.

MyCiti bus drivers are on a wildcat strike, which recently turned violent.