Elders intervened in fight between children over play last evening in Bathua village of the district, Superintendent of Police Varun Kumar Sinha said.
In the clash between two neighbours, Manoj Rai was beaten to death with sticks, the SP said.
On the basis of complaint lodged by family of the deceased an FIR has been registered against three persons, he said.
The accused are absconding, the SP said adding their search was on.
Samastipur: One person was beaten to death in a quarrel between two families triggered by fight between children during play in Bihar's Samastipur district, police said on Wednesday.
First Published: Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 13:29