Chennai: In a shocking incident, a husband stabbed his wife, who was a social science teacher, to death in a room full of students.Also Read - Naukari, Paisa Aur Jeevansathi: This Indian IT Firm's Retention Policy Includes Free Matchmaking & Much More. Deets Inside

Before the crime was committed on Monday, a heated argument ensued between the duo in front of students at government-aided PKN Boys High School in Madurai’s Thirumangalam. Also Read - Tamil Nadu Student Develops E-Bike From Bicycle Which Automatically Gets Charged During Ride. See Pics

According to police, the 35-year-old woman was staying at her parents place due to constant fights with husband named Muneeswaran. Also Read - IRCTC Latest News: Railways Announces Dakshin Bharat Special Train From Jan 29 For Pilgrims | Check Routes, Ticket Fare

“He came to the school around 3.30 pm to meet Rathidevi. Soon after he reached the classroom, both of them engaged in an argument and he stabbed her. He was carrying a knife,” Indian Express reported a police officer as saying.

The culprit was arrested, and the body has been sent for a post-mortem.

To help all the witnesses overcome the trauma, the education department has decided to give them counselling.

“Some 30 students of Class 8 who witnessed the murder and few other teachers and students may be given counselling to recover from the trauma,” the leading daily officer said.

In wake of the horrifying murder, the school has also announced a holiday.