The husband and the victim identified as Marie Mukakabayiza, 48, lived in Rukeri village of Kabuye cell.
According to information from neighboring residents, both spouses conflicted on the way back from the visit to their aunt, Mukakabayiza yesterday evening where the husband strangled the wife to death.
The executive secretary of Maraba sector, Jean Baptiste Hakuzimana said that the suspect went missing and a manhunt has been mounted.
“After committing the crime, the man went into hiding. We have launched a manhunt in collaboration with security officials,” he explained.
The body has been taken to CHUB for autopsy.
Nsabimana and her wife had five children.