Published: Sat, October 13, 2018
Global News | By Stacy Ballard

Africa’s youngest billionaire Mohammed Dewji abducted in Tanzania

Africa’s youngest billionaire Mohammed Dewji abducted in Tanzania

But Mr Makonda was only assuring the people that his team is working round the clock to make sure that Tanzanians get the good news.

Mohammed Dewji, 43, was abducted outside a swanky hotel gym where he was going for his routine morning workout.

The armed men were foreigners, the Swahili Times reported on Twitter, citing Police Commander Lazaro Mambosasa.

Businessmen have never felt at risk of being kidnapped and they often move around on their own.

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With a reputation as one of East Africa's leading forces in regional trade and business development, Dewji served in parliament from 2005 until 2015.

Mr Dewji, locally known as Mo, is credited with turning his family business from a wholesale and retail enterprise into a pan-African conglomerate, reports the BBC's Athuman Mtulya from Dar es Salaam.

"There were two white people involved, we are yet to establish the motives behind abduction", Mr Mambosasa said, adding that investigations are underway.

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Initial details said Mr Dewji was taken by the suspects in a Toyota Surf vehicle that drove to unknown place.

They then sped off while shooting in the air.

The businessman and former politician was reportedly pursued by numerous armed individuals as he made his way into a Dar Es Salaam hotel.

Forbes magazine estimates Dewji's wealth at $1.5 billion, making him the 17th richest person in Africa and the continent's youngest billionaire.

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