Businessman, Dewji kidnapping
A TANZANIAN businessman and former member of parliament for the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) party was kidnapped by unidentified men in Dar es Salaam yesterday, the regional commissioner said.
Mohammed Dewji, the owner and president of the multi-billion dollar revenue Mohammed Enterprises Tanzania Ltd (METL Group), was seized as he arrived for a morning workout at a luxury hotel in the city.
Dar es Salaam regional commissioner Paul Makonda said the businessman was kidnapped by two men as he entered the hotel.
Security personnel have started a search for Dewji.
Witnesses, including guards manning the gate at the hotel, were being questioned.