Man held for setting 9yo niece on fire

KATHMANDU: Police arrested a man on charge of setting his nine-year-old niece on fire in Triyuga Municipality-3 of Udayapur district on Tuesday. The suspect has been identified as Muktiyar Miya (39).

The girl has sustained burn injuries and admitted to the Udayapur District Hospital for treatment, police said. Her condition is said to be stable.

Police said they are looking into the case.