Ahmedabad: A man from Behrampura area here was booked on the charge of raping a 35-year-old woman from Mumbai on the pretext of marrying her, police said on Friday.
Aakash Bachani was booked under Section 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) and 376 (rape) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) after the woman lodged the complaint against him with Navrangpura police yesterday.
The woman alleged that Bachani befriended her via Internet and entered into physical relationship with her by promising to marry her but went back on his word, police said.
The woman said in her complaint that Bachani used to beat her when she asked him about his promise to marry her, according to police.
Police said Bachani will be arrested soon.