The incident came to light in May, 2019 when the girl's mother reported the matter to the police, the prosecution said.
The victim worked with a private firm in Indore and visited her family once every fortnight, he said, adding that that the accused was allegedly upset about it.
When the girl's parents asked him about their missing daughter, he misled them by telling that he had got her placed in a better job and she'll return soon.
The girl, who fell unconscious after she landed on the ground, narrated her ordeal after she regained consciousness at a hospital, following which a case was registered against one Himmat Singh.
Before he could light a match after pouring petrol on divisional forest officer Lavit Bharti, he was caught by those in the vicinity.
The incident took place in Dhangawa village, located about 20 km from the district headquarters, at around 1.30 am
DSC jawan hides inside factory with rifle for over 24 hours after allegedly shooting officer dead in MP
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