According to neighbors, the incident took place around 10 pm on Saturday when the two partners developed a dispute.
“We heard them fighting and rushed to calm the situation. We found the woman breathing hard and told us that the husband had banged head on the wall. The woman died before finding a motorcycle to take her to the hospital,” said one resident.
The executive secretary of Mugombwa sector, Sibomana Damien has told IGIHE that the man was arrested by Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) as investigations are underway.
“The man was arrested. Investigations are underway to establish the cause of his wife’s death. Sources reveal that the husband hit his wife’s head on the wall,” he said.
Mpakaniye is detained at RIB station in Muganza while the woman’s body was taken to Kibirizi Hospital for an autopsy.
Both spouses were born in 1993 and were legally married. The woman leaves a child of one year.