Controversial Congress MP Mani Kumar Subba's nephew Ajay Subba, who was kidnapped on September 14 last, was on Tuesday released by the kidnappers at Talap in Assam's Tinsukia district, police said.
Ajay, a tea planter, reached his home and his condition was stated to be fine.
On the basis of Ajay's interrogation, eight persons, including the prime accused Kula Chutia, were arrested from Kakopathar area of the district.
An amount of Rs 1.52 lakh and arms and ammunition were recovered from his possession
Ajay Subba, a small tea garden owner, was kidnapped from Bordubi area while he was returning home from the garden.
The All Assam Gorkha Students' Union, of which Ajay was an advisor, had put up regular road blockades since the kidnapping and had also called a bandh on Monday demanding his release.