A team of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has unearthed an illegal arms factory in a drive through a dense forested hill in Banshkhali upazila of Chattogram district on Tuesday, reports news agency UNB.

The elite force also detained one person identified as Zakir Hossain and seized 10 firearms during the drive, said commanding officer of RAB-7 Lt Col MA Yusuf.

RAB also seized huge firearms making materials from the spot.

Zakir is believed to be the arms maker, said RAB.