“He had clashes with his wife related to money received from ‘Ikimina’ yesterday evening in a local market. Following the wrangles, the woman took children and went to spend the night in neighboring Remera village,” said a neighboring resident.
It is said that the village leader escorted the woman back home to reconcile the family and found the house closed. They broke the padlock and found the man hanging dead.
“The woman sought support from village leader to reconcile them. Upon arrival, the house was closed and no one opened despite repeated knocks. They broke the padlock to get in and found the man hanging,” the executive secretary of Gako cell, Nzigiyimana Azalias has told IGIHE.
The man was not legally married with the wife. It is said that they would often get in heated arguments as the wife suspected husband to abuse cannabis.