Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested five persons with arms and ammunitions from Mallikhati area of Natore Sadar upazila of the district on Tuesday.
RAB sources said the arrested were identified as Rezaul Karim Prince, 32, son of Anarul Islam, Shakil Hossain Sajib, 28, son of Bulbul Pramanik, Robiul Islam, 32, son of late Akhtar Sheikh, Nazma Begum, 25, wife of Robiul Islam and Md. James, 29, son of Sadek Ali.
RAB-5 Commander AM Ashraful Islam said a team of the elite force conducted a drive in Mallikhati area around 3pm and arrested the persons.
The RAB recovered four foreign made pistols, two shutter guns, nine magazines and 16 round of bullets from their possessions.
The arrested were handed over to the local police station after filing a case to this effect.