Illegal arms factory busted in UP's Mathura, 3 arrested

Updated: Mar 19 2023 4:27PM

Mathura, Mar 19 (PTI) An illegal arms factory was busted and three people were arrested after an encounter here, police said on Sunday.

Acting on a tip-off regarding the manufacturing of illegal weapons, police on Saturday started a search operation in a jungle area in Dhaurera village, Superintendent of Police (city) Martand Prakash Singh said.

The police saw a fire lit at some distance and moments later one of the accused started firing at the team, he said.