Man sets two-year-old son, wife aflame, killing son

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Kathmandu: A man, Bhanu Bhakta BK, from Shantinagar in Kohalpur-1, Banke, set his two-year-old son and wife on fire, resulting in the death of the child.

According to police, BK set his son and wife on fire over domestic disputes. 

The wife, Ganga BK, was injured and is receiving treatment for burns to her neck and back. 

BK had been physically abusive towards his wife for a year, according to the Deputy Mayor of Kohalpur Municipality. 

BK was caught while trying to flee to India on a passenger bus. The police are investigating the case.