The mystery behind the death of a labourer at the Dayanandnagar Railway Station in Malkajgiri on Wednesday was resolved by the Railway Police who arresting a 35-year-old on Thursday.

The accused, B. Balanna of Malkajgiri and his friend Mallesh, had attacked the victim Syed Pasha (35) with boulders and sticks and killed him after a quarrel with a sex worker. They then dumped the body on the railway track and fled. Acting on a tip-off, police arrested Balanna. A hunt is on to nab Mallesh.

Meanwhile, Railway Police nabbed a 50-year-old hotel worker for the theft of a laptop from a passenger at the Secunderabad Railway Station on Tuesday. The accused has been identified as Dilip Kumar Chowhan of Bihar.