The accused charged under section 377 (unnatural sex) of IPC, has been identified as 50-year-old Sravan Vyas.
This incident took place on March 19 is the second such incident reported from the state. The first such incident was reported in 2013 in Balaghat district.
Vyas was spotted in the unnatural act by three women. They reported the matter to one Mithlesh Kumar who called up police and got him arrested. The cow, police said, had escaped from a farmer's shed, reported the Times of India.
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"We think he was in an inebriated condition and also under influence of some drugs that could not be deducted during the medical examination," Pankaj Tyagi, the station house officer (SHO) of Kotwali police station was quoted as saying.
An unrest was reported in the area after locals came to know about the incident.