Mumbai, Jun 4 (PTI) Five persons, including four teenagers, were arrested today for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl for over a month.
The victim told police that she was tortured on at least four occasions, after which, she told it to her family.
The Dadar police station in suburban Mumbai arrested Mahesh Mane, Hitesh Kalokh and Ashwin Murudkar (all aged 19), Pawan Angre (18) and a taxi driver Anand Landge (44) on the charges of rape after the victim filed a case against them.
However, another accused Vicky Mohite, who also had allegedly raped the girl once, is absconding and is presently out of Mumbai, police said.
Senior Inspector of Dadar police station, Ashok Unde said the girl was raped on several occasions by the accused at different places and was threatened with dire consequences if she revealed it to anyone.