Police are hunting for two men over the charges of assaulting and killing their father in Kebithigollewa area in Anuradhapura.
Reports say the father was attacked over a family dispute on Friday (22).
The father was rushed to the hospital following the assault, and he has informed the doctors that he had a motorcycle accident.
However, he was taken to the Anuradhapra Teaching Hospital due to health complications where he passed away last night.
Post mortem inquiry has revealed that he died of an attack to his head.
The deceased is a 44-year-old constable attached to the Padaviya Police.