A 21-year-old man was remanded to police custody by a local court for allegedly killing a flatmate over the issue of washing utensils late.
The deceased was identified as Amar Basant Mahopatra, 28, a native of Dhenkanal district of Odisha while the arrested man was identified as Anilkumar Saratkumar Das, 21, a native of Cuttack district, Odisha.
The three men work as barbers in Pune and have immigrated from other states to earn a livelihood.
A complaint in the matter was lodged by a third person who lived with them. The complainant was identified as Birju Sahu, 40, a native of Jharkhand.
The three lived in a rented house in a society near the telephone exchange in the Baner area.
Last week on Friday, around 11:40 pm, when Mohapatra asked Das to wash utensils that were lying around since morning, according to the police.
Das got enraged by the demand and attacked Mohapatra with a kitchen knife and inflicted deep wounds under the left chest.