The accused Dimpol Baishya, who is reported to be about 30 years old, surrendered before the police this evening and has been arrested, police said.
The incident came to light after the girl, who studies in class 6 in a local school and whose father had expire earlier, informed her mother on Friday.
The girl is a resident of Modhupur locality of North Guwahati. The accused stay near to her house. The girl had gone out of home on January 8 while the accused stopped her to a nearby deserted building and forced.
After the girl returned she kept mum for 3 days but revealed all to her mother on Friday. The mother with other relatives of the girl approached the police and filed an FIR. In the meantime, the girl has been sent for medical examination.