Hyderabad: Ragpicker murdered over a dispute around Rs 900

Hyderabad: A rag picker was killed following a dispute over Rs 900 on Wednesday night.

The victim, Shiva, 40, a Noorinagar Bandlaguda resident, had given a loan of Rs 900 to the accused Raju, but he did not return it.

A dispute arose over the loan repayment on Wednesday when Raju, Shiva, and his wife Sujatha consumed liquor at an open place near Pelli Darga road.

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“During the quarrel, Raju attacked Shiva with a boulder on his head, resulting in his death,” said Chandrayangutta Inspector Prasad Varma.

The police registered a case and shifted the body to the Osmania General Hospital mortuary.