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Kenyan tycoon businessman abducted in Tanzania

Businessman abducted in upmarket Tanzanian neighborhood

Unknown gunmen in face mask - Illustration purpose

A Kenyan businessman is missing after he was abducted by unknown people in Dar es Salam, Tanzania.

Mr Raphael Ongangi was abducted at the intersection of Msasani and Karume Road in Oysterbay an upmarket neighborhood in Dar es Salaam by gunmen in three cars and two motorbikes.

His wife Veronica Kundya reported to the incident to local authorities and Kenyan High Commission expressing worry over her own security.

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Ms Kundya appealed to the police to help find her husband who was taken as they drove home after visiting their children in school.

Authorities working

She further described the incident as shocking and frightening, saying that she will not be safe as long as her husband's whereabouts remain unknown.

Ongangi has been running a transport business between Dar es Salam, DRC Congo, Zambia and Rwanda.

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Kenyan High Commissioner to Tanzania Dan Kazungu confirmed the incident and added they are working with local authorities to solve it.

“We are aware of the incident and the mission is seized of the matter. The mission is working around the clock and will be sharing progress reports of this matter,” he said.

The motive of the incident is yet to be established. It is not clear if the abductors had contacted the family of the victim with demands.

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