A woman allegedly fatally stabbed her husband after he tried to stop her from wearing jeans after their marriage.

The incident took place Saturday night in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand. The woman, identified as Pushpa Hembrom, had gone out of her home wearing a pair of jeans. When she returned home, her husband started questioning her as to why she wore jeans after her marriage. The duo got involved in a heated argument over the woman's attire, and in a fit of rage, Pushpa attacked her husband with a knife, leaving the victim seriously injured, India Today reported.

The family members of the victim immediately rushed him to a hospital, where he was declared dead.

The father of the deceased said his son and daughter-in-law often fought over her wearing jeans. "The wife stabbed her husband to death during the fight," he said.

The police have launched an investigation into the matter, and efforts are underway to recover the murder weapon, Tribuna reported [Google Translate showed].

"We have received information about the incident. Since the victim died during the treatment in Dhanbad, an FIR has been registered in Dhanbad. The matter is being investigated," Jamtara Station House Officer Abdul Rehman said.

Last year, a woman killed her 3-year-old daughter before ending her life, after a heated argument at her home. The woman's husband was found dead in a forest. The couple was living in a rented house in Koida in the eastern Indian state of Odisha. The police arrived at their home after neighbors alerted them about an argument. Officials entered the home and found the woman and her baby girl dead. Preliminary investigation revealed the mother killed her baby before hanging herself. A separate police team found the woman's husband hanging from a tree in a forest.

In 2020, a woman killed her infant daughter after her husband refused to buy her new clothes. The incident took place in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The woman got into a heated argument with her husband after he refused to get her and her children new clothes. In a fit of rage, the woman started beating her 6-month-old daughter. The child later died of her injuries.

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