Services at the Department of Home Affairs' Roodepoort offices have been suspended following a break-in in which computers were stolen. Picture: Zanele Zulu/African News Agency

Johannesburg - Services at the Department of Home Affairs' Roodepoort offices in Gauteng have been suspended following a break-in at the weekend in which computers were stolen.

Department spokesperson David Hlabane said the incident took place on Sunday. 

“The department is unable at this stage to say when services will resume, however, the intention is to resume services as soon as possible and the matter has been reported to the police," said Hlabane.

He said the department hoped that citizens will bear with it for the unavailability of services at Roodepoort, which was beyond its control. 

"It will do all in its power to ensure a speedy resumption of services to minimise the impact and inconvenience caused to the people who rely on its services," he said. "Our clients don't have to worry because their information is secured."

African News Agency (ANA)