Beltangady: Santosh from Koyyur has been arrested by the town police on charges of ditching a girl.
A young woman from Sankasale in Mudigere taluk of Chikkamagaluru district had been befriended by him some time ago. Promising to marry her and winning her trust, he is said to have had physical relationship with her.
When forced to get married to her, he is said to have backed out with various excuses. Finally, she filed a complaint against him at the town police station here.
The police arrested him and produced him in court. He has been sent to judicial custody.