Two held for raping woman in Thane

Thane: The district rural police arrested two men from the Bhiwandi taluka for allegedly raping a 30-year-old tribal woman.

The woman, in her complaint to the police yesterday, alleged that the two men, who lived in her neighbourhood and worked in a brick kiln, entered her house on March 2, beat her up and then raped her, a police official said.

Based on her complaint, the police yesterday arrested the two men, aged 23 and 35, and booked them under IPC sections for gang-rape, house trespass and voluntarily causing hurt, the official said. An investigation was on into the incident, he added.