(NewsRadio); A 14-year-old boy has been arrested over the murder of his brother in Thekkawatta, Kalutara.
The 26-year-old has succumbed to his injuries on admission to the hospital.
The Police Media Division said following a dispute between the two siblings, the teenager had attacked the elder brother with a sharp object.
Preliminary investigations have revealed, the teenager had used a cleaver to attack his brother.
At the time of the incident, the mother of the two had left for the hospital to visit her husband.
Police commenced investigation after a complaint was lodged via the 118 emergency hotline number.
The deceased was a 26-year-old resident of Thekkawatta, Kalutara.
The corpse is currently placed at the morgue of the Nagoda General Hospital.
The 14-year-old has been arrested over the incident.
The Kalutara-South Police is conducting further investigations.