Mumbai, Jun 12: A person was arrested in Tagore Nagar of Vikroli in eastern suburb here on charges of raping a 21-year-old girl for last four years under the pretext of marrying her.
Police said victim and accused Rustam Shaikh (25) were staying in same locality at Tagore Nagar. They were involved in a love relationship since 2004. Under pretext to marry the victim, Shaikh allegedly raped her at several occasions since then.
When the victim pressurised him for marriage, he refused.
Yesterday she registered a complaint against him with the Vikroli police station following which, he was arrested.
Police have registered a case of rape and further investigation is in progress, police added.