Mangalore, August 20: A rowdy-sheeter allegedly murdered his elder brother after a drunken brawl on Monday evening at Bolur in the city.
Police have identified the deceased as Vishwanath alias Balekari Vishwanath, who used to sell bananas at Central Market area here.
Sources from jurisdictional Barke Police Station informed that his younger brother Ratan alias Ratu, who is a rowdy-sheeter, was arrested on murder charges.
Police registered an FIR against the accused under Section 302 of IPC.
It is learnt that the duo picked up a quarrel over a trivial issue under the under the influence of alcohol. Both the habitual drankards used to fight and hurl abuses at each other in the past also.