A long standing land dispute between two families led to the death of a 41-year-old businessman identified as M. A. Mohamed Hussain of Makuluwa in Galle.
He was stabbed to death on Sunday (26).
Police said that a man named Chandima alias Chuti Malli had surrendered to the police in connection with the killing. The knife used in the killing was found.
Acting OIC Crimes, Galle Police J. S. Ariyaratne said the suspect was to be produced before the Galle Magistrate yesterday (28).