Satish, 30, a mechanic, was found dead under mysterious circumstances in one of his friends house in T Dasarahalli on Wednesday night.
Owner of a garage, he was working till noon on Ugadi day. His wife Nagarathna searched for him in vain when he did not return home till late night.
His body was found in his friend Prakash’s house.
In his statement to the police, Prakash said Satish came to him on Monday and told him that he would sleep in his house.
After handing him the keys , Prakash had left for his hometown. When Prakash returned, he entered the house breaking the lock. Assuming Satish was still asleep, he tried to wake him up only to discover him dead. He immediately informed the police.