Woman stabbed by husband in north-west Delhi

, 11:03 PM IST

New Delhi: A woman suffered severe injuries after her husband allegedly stabbed her multiple times following an argument over her taking up a job at a nearby factory in northwest Delhi’s Shahabad Dairy area, police said today.

The incident took place around 10.30 pm yesterday after the accused, Anand, a driver by profession, came back home from work in an inebriated state and started abusing his wife Pushpa.

The argument was over her taking up a job and Anand later attacked her with a kitchen-knife, a police official said.

She was rushed to a hospital where she was admitted with injuries in her head, neck and arms.

Anand (40) has been arrested under the charge of attempt to murder, the official said.