A 21-year-old housewife was allegedly gang-raped repeatedly by three persons at her house in Diva in district, police said today.
The accused repeatedly raped the woman between April 16 and April 20 by drugging her, they said.
Apart from the male accused, police have also booked a case against a woman for abetment to the crime.
The woman, identified as Sonia, is the resident of the same building where the victims stay in Diva.
Police said the accused would threaten the victim with dire consequences and even put a knife to her throat if she disclosed the matter to anyone.
Police suspect that the accused took advantage of Sonia's familiarity with the victim.
The accused are identified as Sonia, Battu, Balia and his friend, they said, adding the search is on to trace them, said PSI P B Pawar.
They are booked under sections 376-D (committing gang rape), 328 (causing hurt by means of poison etc) and 506 (2) (punishment for criminal intimidation) of IPC.