Minor arrested for attacking grandmother with weapon, killing her

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A 13-year-old allegedly mentally ill boy had attacked his grandmother with a sharp weapon, Police said.

The 81-year-old victim had later succumbed to severe injuries. Police investigations had revealed that the attack was carried out due to a dispute over breakfast.

The deceased was a resident of Talgaspitiya, Aranayake.

The boy had been arrested by the Hemmathagama Police and further investigations are being conducted into the murder.