Bantwal, Dec 26, 2019: A quarrel between two brothers culminated in the murder of the younger brother at Bolangady near Melkar on December 26, Thursday morning.
The deceased has been identified as Muyya alias Leo Lobo (50). His elder brother Kille alias Cyril Lobo is the accused.
Neighbours revealed that the brothers often clashed over financial issues under the influence of alcohol. On Thursday too they had picked up a quarrel and had begun hitting each other with sticks when Leo who was badly injured collapsed to death. Sources revealed that Cyril had lent around Rs 1.5 lakh to his younger brother and was pestering the latter to return the amount.
Bantwal Police are investigating the case.