Mohammed Dewji Africa's Youngest Billionaire Kidnapped in Tanzania

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He was kidnapped on Thursday

Africa’s youngest Billionaire Mohammed ‘Mo’ Dewji has been kidnapped in Tanzania.

Reports reaching indicate that the Tanzanian businessman was kidnapped on Thursday morning as he walked into a gym.

According Dar es Salaam police boss Lazurus Mambosasa, Mr. Dewji was abducted by two people who were foreigners at Oyster Bay in Dar es Salaam, while on his way to Colosseum Gym.

play Africa's Youngest Billionaire Mohammed Dewji Kidnapped in Tanzania (Courtesy)


The police boss mentioned that a search operation for the business man had been initiated adding that road blocks had been erected to ensure the perpetrators don’t leave the country.

Eye witnesses said that the kidnappers who had their faces covered, shot in the air before they grabbed the businessman and took off with him.

play Africa's Youngest Billionaire Mohammed Dewji Kidnapped in Tanzania (Courtesy)


Mohammed Dweji is a billionaire businessman, philanthropist and a former politician. He is also the president and owner of MeTL Group, a multi-national company founded by his father.

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