The police said that the victim is a 40 year old resident of Pinnagolla, Arawa.
The injured person stated that the child who had come in a three wheeler with a group of friends had assaulted him with his hands, feet and sticks.
He was attacked while he was returning from a contract workshop early this morning.
He further stated that there was no reason to attack him and that he thought that his son was joking when he continually said that he would assault him one day. .
Our correspondent states that no one has been arrested in connection with the incident until this morning (25) and that the Rideemaliyadda Police are conducting investigations into the incident.