The West zone police on Wednesday arrested seven persons who attempted to rape a pregnant woman near Osmania Hospital, Sunday night.

A group of unidentified persons allegedly tried to molest a pregnant woman near Musi river in Hyderabad and attacked her husband with a knife when he intervened.

Following a complaint by the woman, police booked a case under Section 307 (attempt to murder) and 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman) of IPC.

Police today took into custody, six minors and a man.