Burera man hangs self over clashes with wife

By Nicole Kamanzi M.
On 17 July 2019 at 02:03

A man identified as Cyprien Nkundizanye, 33, from Burera District has been found dead after hanging himself over confrontations with his wife.

The incident took place on the night of 15th July 2019 in Kabashoti Village, Namabuye cell of Kagogo Sector.

IGIHE has learned that the couple had clashes that required local leaders’ intervention to settle the dispute.

It is said that officials asked the woman to stay away from the husband until the situation is normalized and the man was found hanging the next day.

The executive secretary of Kagogo sector, Louis Butoyi said that Nkundizanye’s death was communicated by residents.

“It started with clashes between the spouses that had been calmed by the village leader. He had asked the woman to spend the night in a neighbor’s home before the disputes are settled the next day. The man was however found dead,” he said.

He appealed to residents to report disputes on time.

Nkundizanye and his wife had two children. His body was taken to Ruhengeri Hospital for postmortem.


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