ISLAMABAD-A mentally unstable man was shot dead allegedly by two members of a powerful land mafia in Kirpa village, informed sources on Tuesday.

The deceased was identified as Imran whose body was moved to hospital for autopsy. The suspected killers-cum-members of land mafia identified as Shohaib Kiani and Shahid Kiani, who managed to escape from the scene after committing crime, they said.

Officials of Police Station Kirpa have launched a manhunt to arrest the suspected killers after filing a murder case against them, sources said.

According to sources, Shohaib Kiani and Shahid Kiani were resorting to intense aerial firing under influence of alcohol and ice when a mentally unstable man Imran suffered a bullet injury and died on the spot.

After committing crime, the duo ran away while heavy contingent of police rushed to the scene and shifted the body to hospital for autopsy. The investigators also recorded statements of the eyewitnesses besides collecting other evidences from crime scene. Meanwhile, IG Islamabad Dr Akbar Nasir Khan has taken notice of the murder case and ordered DIG Operations to arrest the killers.