A local court on Tuesday remanded the ex-navy personnel in police custody till February 16.
Thane: Thane district police have arrested a retired Navy personnel for beating a porter to death at Khadavali railway station.
Dhananjay Kumar Sinha, 54, a former Navyman, hit Kanu Jadhav, 72, a porter, with a piece of wood on Monday afternoon following a quarrel, police said.
Onlookers held Sinha and handed him over to police, said inspector Pradeep Kasbe of Kalyan taluka police station.
Sinha was booked for murder. A local court on Tuesday remanded him in police custody till February 16.
Both Sinha and Jadhav were Khadavali residents, the inspector said.