Mangaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 14 (ANI): 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.

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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.

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Further investigation into the matter is underway. (ANI)

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