Chandrashekar M (30) has been arrested by Pandeshwar Police for allegedly killing Prakash Bhat, a bus cleaner who was found murdered in the service bus station near State Bank on October 17, Friday,
Chandrashekar, a resident of Ira in Bantwal, is the cleaner of a private bus in Mangalore. He also worked part-time as a coolie.
Since they were of the same profession, Chandrashekar and Prakash had formed a friendship.
On Friday night, they drank too much of liquor and quarreled fiercely. In the course of the quarrel, Chandrashekar allegedly hit Prakash Bhat very hard, damaging his vital organs and killing him instantly.