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When wedding parties go wrong: Volume 372

When wedding parties go wrong: Volume 372

A touched head, a stepped-on foot – it takes surprisingly little to set things off at a provincial wedding, and that proved to be true once again on Tuesday in Kampong Cham.

Police said the festivities had been going into the wee hours when one of the inebriated guests touched the hand of a woman on the dance floor.

Instantly taking umbrage, the woman’s boyfriend flew into a rage, gathered his friends and proceeded to attack the hand toucher, smacking him with a wine bottle and leaving him injured before fleeing.

Police are on the lookout.

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