According to police information, Pinto, a resident of Lakkad Ghat Chyampur in Rishikesh, took her under the pretext of marriage.
Pinto was arrested in Dehradun near Prem Nagar bus stand, and the minor was safely recovered.
The accused alleged that he lured the underage girl on a motorbike on August 31 with a promise to marry her. After eloping with the girl, he rented her a room in Vikasnagar.
The girl’s family members were not ready for her to marry because she was a minor.