A 22-year-old man was arrested by the Hyderabad police on Wednesday, July 10, for the rape of a middle-aged woman.

The accused M Kishore targetted the woman after he saw her standing alone at the Prashasannagar bus stop at 10 pm on July 7. The man approached the woman and offered to drop her till Secunderabad. After Kishore convinced the woman, she agreed to accompany him on his bike.

However, the police said that he instead took her to an isolated place in Film Nagar and sexually assaulted her. The accused also stole Rs 1000 from her, snatched her mobile phone and fled the scene.