Gadchiroli: Two school teachers have been arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl student near Gadchiroli in Eastern Maharashtra, police said on Wednesday.

Albish Mormu and Harisham Soren (both 28), who are from Odisha, were employed at a private English medium school in a village bordering Andhra Pradesh under Sironcha taluka of this district.

The duo sexually assaulted the nine-year-old girl, who studies in the same school, a couple of days ago, police said.

When the girl narrated the incident to her parents, they lodged a police complaint on Tuesday.

Police registered a case of rape against Mormu and Soren and arrested them.