Bantwal, May 11: A man killed his younger sibling following scuffle at Shiramkallu Nanderabettu village near Vittla in Bantwal taluk of Dakshina Kannada yesterday.
The victim has been identified as Balappa Naik. The accused is his elder brother Aithappa Naik, said to be a Hindu activist.
It is learnt that the duo has been quarrelling over trivial issues for past few years.
On Tuesday, May 10, the brothers quarrelled once again during a religious programme in their new house. In a fit of rage, the elder brother attacked the younger one killing him on the spot.
A case has been registered at jurisdictional Vittta police station. The accused has been arrested.