A 45-year-old in Habaraduwa has been remanded until 19 August for killing his elder brother over a land dispute.
The man was produced before Galle acting magistrate Premaratne Tiranagama.
On 05 August, he had attacked his brother, aged 51 years, with a knife fatally and then surrendered to the police.
The attack victim succumbed to the injuries at Karapitiya Hospital.
A postmortem examination gave blood-loss from knife wounds and shock as the causes of death.
The suspect told the police that the deceased did not rectify, despite a request, a dispute over a land near their home at Mihiripenne, Thalpe.