The Malta Transport Authority has said that it will try to find a unknown bus driver, who has been accused by members of the public for racial discrimination. The driver refused the boarding of three women of African descent on bus route 64.
When the three women tried to board the bus to pay the fare, they were refused and turned away. The women were told there were no more seats for them. A witness who said that there were 25 seats left was ignored. The driver then drove on.
It became known later that the women were Swiss nationals and one was studying in Malta. The two other women were visiting her. A local public platform stated that “Incidents such as the above cast shame on our country.”