An illegal arms and ammunition manufacturing factory was uncovered following a raid here and five people were arrested, police said on Saturday.
The raid was conducted on Friday night based on a tip-off, SHO of Chilla police station Narendra Pratap Singh said.
"Eight illegal arms and equipment used in making them have been recovered from the factory," he said.
Those arrested were identified as Ramkaran, alias Ganga, Gudda, alias Bharat Tiwari, Shivam Singh, Atibal Singh and Pappu, alias Bhupat Singh.
The SHO said the accused admitted that they had intended to use the weapons during the upcoming assembly elections, and added that they have been sent to jail.