Thane: Two powerloom workers from Bhiwandi here were arrested for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl from Bihar, police said on Friday.
Inspector CP More of Bhoiwada police station said the teen girl was travelling alone in Mumbai-bound Pushpak Express where she came in contact with a co-passenger, who talked her into love and promised to marry her on reaching Bhiwandi.
The accused Jeevat Shah (20) on arrival at Bhiwandi took her to the house of his friend Mohammad Allafh (22), near Kausalya Dyeing Works in Karivali road.
The duo repeatedly raped her from June 17-22 and threatened to kill her if she did not concede to their demands. The girl hails from Chapra, Bihar, police said.
According to police it is still not established as to where the girl was heading as she had once told them that she was on her way to meet her father who was in Mumbai.
Police have booked both the youths under section 376 of the IPC and they have been remanded to police custody upto June 27, police said.