Udupi: The police probing the murder of Sharath Shetty arrested another accused in connection with the case near Panambur beach on Monday, February 20.
The arrested person has been identified as Nagaraj (19), a resident of Panambur Kalya. With this, the number of arrested accused in the case has increased to five.
Divesh Shetty, Likhit Kulal, Akash Karkera, Prasanna Shetty were already arrested in this case and were remanded to judicial custody for a week.
Yogeesh Acharya of Katpadi, the main accused in this murder case, is still absconding.
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Sharath was hacked to death on February 5 in Pangala under the Kapu police station limits.