BREAKING: Missing Arunachal MP’s brother rescued from a hotel in Guwahati

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MP's brother identified as Tahang Gao was taken to Dispur police station for questioning
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Guwahati: The brother of Arunachal Pradesh BJP MP Tapir Gao, who went missing from Guwahati on Friday, has been rescued from the Minerva Hotel in Panbazar.

According to reports, the MP’s brother identified as Tahang Gao was taken to Dispur police station for questioning.

It is not yet been ascertained under what circumstances, Tahang Gao switched off his mobile phone and was hiding in a hotel in the city, however, it has come to light that a group of miscreants had looted around Rs 5 lakh from him.

Meanwhile, the driver of the cab (AS 25 CC 1092) was detained in connection with the incident.

“We received a complaint from his family about the disappearance of the MP’s brother and we conducted a raid and rescued him on the basis of that complaint. We are also trying to recover the lost money,” the officer-in-charge of Dispur police, Rajiv Kumar Saikia told TIME8.

The police officer added that they have arrested a man in connection with the incident and are trying to recover the money.

It may be mentioned that the MP’s brother Tahang Gao arrived in Guwahati from Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday for personal and business purposes.

Tahang, who is in Guwahati with his nephew, went out to Ganeshguri on Friday and met a friend by phone.

After talking to his friend who came to Ganeshguri in a four-wheeler (Taxi), Tahang got into the car and left Ganeshguri with his friend via the last gate area towards Khanapara.

However, Tahang’s mobile phone went off at 3.30 pm.

Tahang’s nephew was worried that his mobile phone was switched off and later approached the Dispur police station and lodged a complaint about his disappearance.

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