A 36-year-old man was arrested on charges of rape and money extortion from a woman on the pretext of marriage in Karnataka's Mangaluru, according to a police official.
The accused was identified as Shaan Nawas.
The police said that the victim was also forced to consume drugs.
"Mangaluru City Crime Branch has arrested a 36-year-old man for allegedly raping and extorting money from a woman. He forced her to consume drugs, besides raping her on the pretext of marriage," said N Shashikumar, CP, Mangaluru City on Friday.
Further investigation into the matter is underway.