A mother has been arrested for abusing her son and putting chili powder in his eyes, the police media unit said.
The 22 year old mother was arrested by the Welawaya police after a complaint was received over the 119 police emergency hotline.
According to the police, the mother, a resident of Welawaya, had abused her 4 year old son and even hurt his legs.
She is to be produced in court later today. The child has been admitted to hospital for treatment.
Further investigations are underway.