During late evening on 21 June, two men allegedly tried to kidnap a Delhi University student in Vijay Vihar but their attempts were thwarted by the woman who threatened them with a knife.
After the incident, the accused were arrested, said police.
The woman, who is pursuing her graduation from Delhi University's School Of Open Learning, was returning home on June 21 around 8 PM when the two men, who are in their 20s and work as drivers for a cab aggregator firm, allegedly made some comments on the woman, police said.
When the woman, who is also a civil defence volunteer, protested, the two men got angry and slapped her, they said.
The accused then tried to pull her into their car but she somehow picked up a knife and threatened them, police said.
After which the accused fled but she noted down their car's registration number and informed the police.
The duo was later arrested.