Maharashtra: 30-yr-old woman raped in Thane's Khoni village; accused flee spot after she raises alarm, two arrested
Two persons were arrested for allegedly raping a 30-year-old married woman in Thane in Maharashtra, police said on Thursday.
Thane: Two persons were arrested for allegedly raping a 30-year-old married woman in Thane in Maharashtra, police said on Thursday.
One of the accused, Rajesh Mhaskar (30), called the woman, who works as a labourer, out of her house at Khoni village in Bhiwandi area in the wee hours of Tuesday and allegedly raped her, an official at Nizampura police station said.
The other accused, Lala alias Balaram Kolhe (33), also arrived at the spot and attempted to rape her, he said.
However, the woman raised an alarm and both the accused, who are residents of the same area, fled the spot, he said.
Based on the woman's complaint, the police arrested the accused on Wednesday and registered offences against them under IPC Sections 376 (rape) and 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention), the official added.
Maharashtra floods: 129 dead in rain-related incidents in last 48 hours; heavy downpour hampers rescue operations
The toll included 38 deaths in a landslide in a village in the coastal Raigad district, while several people were swept away by floodwaters
As many as 12 local relief teams, two from the Indian Navy, two from the Indian Coast Guard, and three from the NDRF have been deployed to the inundated areas
NDRF deployed 8 more teams in Maharashtra in the flood-affected areas. Now a total of 34 teams have been deployed for rescue and relief work at various places.