Aggrieved dancer waits for the right time to strike

Aggrieved dancer waits for the right time to strike

The wedding dance stumble as a prelude to violence is a well-worn feature of blotter, but a new wrinkle was added in Poipet on Wednesday. Police said after the alleged toe-stepping had instigated a row, the anger seemingly subsided and the party continued.

But the stepped-on suspect was only nursing his anger it seemed, for after letting the victim return home and go to bed, he broke into the house and stabbed him as he slept. Only one blow struck home, however, before the man awoke and managed to fight off the intruder. Police are now hunting for him. DEUM AMPIL

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