Police said they arrested Man Singh at around 11 am on Wednesday.
Police said that according to a complaint filed by the girl’s parents, Singh tried molesting her.
The girl’s parents were away at the time and her grandmother was sleeping on a cot in the porch at the time.
A 23-year-old man was on Wednesday arrested for allegedly molesting and setting a 14-year-old girl on fire, resulting in her death, at a village in Kaushambi district.
When the girl raised an alarm, Singh tried to overpower her and in the attempt, poured kerosene on her from a bottle lying in the room, police said.