The three accused have been identified as Dinesh Mohapatra, Mrutyunjay Mishra and Amrit Biswal.
According to police sources, the trio has been arrested on charges of Manish’ murder, conspiracy and destroying evidence. They will be produced before the court after medical examination, sources added.
According to reports, an argument over the bill payment of Rs 35,000 took place between Manish and his friends at Hotel South City in Patrapada of Bhubaneswarb late on Saturday night, hours before his death.
Earlier, Police sealed South City Hotel on Monday, a day after the body of Manish was recovered from a pond on the outskirts of the State Capital.
Police also seized the car in which Manish along with his friends had gone to Hotel South City on Saturday night.