The police have arrested two persons in connection with the murder of a youth in Kasaragod on Sunday night.

Rishad, 25, was hacked by a group of persons who came in an autorickshaw while he was returning after visiting his ailing sister in a hospital.

Rishad was rushed to a private hospital and later taken to Mangalore where he succumbed to injuries.

M. Dinesh, 28, a resident of Mippugiri, and K.S. Sudhir Kumar, 32, residing at nearby Kudlu, were arrested on Wednesday evening by a police team led by DySP P. Vikram and Circle Inspector P Balakrishnan Nair.