The incident was reported to the police last month but the accused was absconding since then.
He was arrested on Sunday after the police received a tip-off about his presence in the area.
Last month, when the accused had gone to West Bengal to visit his family, the girl narrated her ordeal to her parents and they informed the police. Teams were formed to nab the accused and raids were also conducted in West Bengal but he could not be traced for about a month, they added.
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