Police have arrested a suspect for allegedly beating an individual to death in Kelaniya last night. Police Media Unit said the victim had been beaten to death with a stick.

He was admitted to the National Hospital but succumbed to his injuries. He has been identified as a 40-year-old resident of Polhena.

Though a suspect has been arrested in connection with the crime, police say no motive has so far been established for the crime. The suspect is due to be produced before the Mahara Magistrate’s Court today.