Supermarket robbed of nearly RM300,000

SUNGAI PETANI: A hyper super market suffered losses of about RM300,000 after its office at Cayman 2 Complex was broken into today.

Kuala Muda deputy police chief Supt Saifi Abd Hamid said the break-in was realised by a staff at about 10am today, who then informed the management.

"A company executive, aged 61, then went to the location and found the office ransacked. He also found drill marks at one of the iron safe which contained RM250,000," he said in a statement here today.

He said police believed the intruder / intruders had entered the office through a window as police found a rope, believe to have been used for the purpose.

"The place is monitored by a closed circuit television, but the cable to the CCTV alarm had been cut and the CCTV taken away," he said.

Saifi said there was a security guard at the office, but he claimed to have not heard or seen anything suspicious.

Police found a cutter and a pair of gloves at the scene, he added. — Bernama