The Competition Commission has disclosed that two laptops were stolen in what it referred to as a security breach at its offices in Pretoria last Tuesday.
The laptops were stolen from the division responsible for investigations into cartel conduct.
“The matter has been reported to the South African Police Service (SAPS) and the case has subsequently been transferred to the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (the Hawks) for further investigation‚” said spokesperson for the commission Sipho Ngwema.
Ngwema said the commission had taken the necessary measures and safeguards to enhance security.
No further details were provided.