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Two arrested for abducting minor girl and raping her

Two people were arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl last night, the police said here on Friday.

PTI| Updated: Oct 12, 2013, 00:58 AM IST

Rajkot: Two people were arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl last night, the police said here on Friday.

Rajan Joshi and his friend Avinash Kadiya were arrested today on the basis of a complaint lodged by the victim`s mother late last night at the Bhakti Nagar police station, the police said.

The incident took place last night when the 15-year-old girl on her way home along with her neighbour, was allegedly abducted by the accused at knifepoint, police inspector D B Zala said, adding that they later raped her and then abandoned her near the Kothariya Road area.

"The two have been arrested and are being interrogated," Zala said.