Staff Correspondent

MANGALORE: Puttur town police have arrested Mohammed Sattar (25), the prime suspect in a case related to the death of Akshata, an 18-year-old girl, at Puttur recently.

He was arrested from Daranda Kukku locality of Chikkamudnoor village in Puttur taluk on Tuesday morning.

The body of Akshata had been found in a bush near Puttur on June 27. She was missing from her home since June 24.

The girl was reportedly working with a non-governmental organisation at Puttur.