DASKA - The Motra Police have arrested two dacoits after a shootout near Sahoowala Canal Bridge the other night. 

DPO Afzaal Ahmad Kausar while addressing reporters said that two accused snatched a car from Advocate Khalid Basra, a resident of Bhallowali here near Bhallowali Chowk and escaped. He informed the Rescue 15 Daska about the incident. Police led by DSP Daska Waseem Akhtar cardened off the area and started chasing  the escaped accused.

On seeing police, the accused opened fire on the police. However, the police overpowered and arrested the accused. Police also recovered the snatched car. The accused were identified as Abdullah and Umair,  residents of Hajipura Sialkot. Further investigations are underway,  the DPO added.