While other Muslim were praying on the Aidiladha, three men took advantage of the the deserted town by breaking in into Kota Bharu's largest electronics and furniture store at Jalan Sultan Ibrahim here.
In the incident at about 8:30 that morning, the group broke the front glass door of the store with a hatchet. The store was closed for the Aidil Adha celebration.
According to the district deputy police chief, Supt Idris Abd. Rafar, closed-circuit camera (CCTV) at the premise showin the presence of three men in the building.
"When other Muslims were busy praying they were busy breaking into a store. "he said when contacted yesterday.
Idris said the police have difficulty identifying the suspects because of the absence of witnesses.