Police Commissioner Sanjay Kumar said that the woman lived with her three brothers in Road No.4 in Sanjay Nagar area of Baijipura locality. She was waiting for one of her brothers on the road at 11.30pm. But he did not turn up.
The four men, one of whom is an office-bearer of the Nationalist Congress Party, reached the spot on two motorbikes. They covered her mouth with a cloth and took her to Bassayenagar to rape her. As she was crying for help, a large number of people gathered around the spot. They managed to nab Ram Bodkhe, one of the four accused. The crowd beat him up before handing him over to the police.
Bodkhe was admitted to the Government Medical College & Hospital in serious condition.
The other three accused were arrested by the Jinsi police on Friday morning. The police said that Bodkhe was a co-accused in a 2009 case of murder of college girl Mansi Deshpande.