Pilibhit: A 25-year-old man was on Sunday booked and arrested for allegedly raping a 21-year-old woman for over three years on the pretext of marriage.
In her complaint, the woman, resident of a locality under Neuria police station, stated that she had come in contact with the accused, resident of a village under Madhotanda police station, three years ago. The accused used to travel to her town frequently and soon they fell in love, and the accused established physical relations with her on the pretext of marriage, alleged the woman.
When she asked him to fulfil his commitment, he retracted from his promise and refused to marry her, she alleged.
Neuria police station SHO Jagat Singh said the accused was booked under section 376 (rape) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). He was arrested and sent to jail, added the SHO.