Begusarai: Two Maoists were killed at Milki village in Bihar`s Begusarai district, a senior police officer said on Saturday.
A Maoist, identified as Sikander Tanti shot dead a fellow ultra Paltan Tanti in the village last night, the Superintendent of Police (SP) Kshatraneel Singh said.
Upon hearing a gunshot, the villagers gathered on the spot and chased down a fleeing Sikander Tanti and beat him to death, he said.
The police arrived in the village and took possession of the Maoists duo`s bodies and sent it for post-mortem, Singh said.
The SP said that the two ultras had been feuding for a long time over tilling of a 12-bigha plot of a farmer.
At least three cases, two under the arms act and another for murder, was pending against them in a local court, Singh said.