Guwahati, July 30: Tahang Gao — the cousin brother of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Arunachal Pradesh Tapir Gao, who went missing on Friday has been rescued from a hotel here on Saturday, officials said.
Tahang Gao came to Guwahati two days ago for some personal work. He went to the Ganeshguri area of the city to meet a friend on Friday afternoon. Later, his mobile phone got switched off.
The family was worried as they fail to contact Tahang and one of his relatives lodged a police complaint in the city’s Dispur police station.
According to reports, some miscreants looted around Rs 5 lakh from Tahang Gao. Police have arrested one person and detained a cab driver in connection to this incident.
The officer-in-charge of the Dispur police station said that they had received a complaint from Gao’s family about his disappearance and accordingly, the police conducted a search operation and Gao was rescued from a hotel.
“We are also trying to recover the lost money,” he added.
However, police have not divulged the details about Gao’s disappearance.