Mohali, May 16 -- A cab driver has been arrested for raping a 22-year-old on the pretext of marriage, said police on Wednesday.

The accused has been identified as Sukhwinder Singh, 25, of Jalalabad in Fazilka. Sukhwinder who works as driver with an app-based taxi service was arrested from Phase 3B1 in Mohali.

A case against him was registered following the complaint of the woman who works in a salon in Mohali.

She told the police that she had come in touch with the accused about four years back when she boarded his taxi from Sohana and they became friends. The victim said that the accused used to visit her in Sector 70 where she was staying. She told the police that the accused established physical relations with her on the pretext of ma...