Africa's youngest billionaire was kidnapped Thursday morning by gunmen in Tanzania's economic capital Dar es Salaam, officials said.
Mohammed Dewji, 40, who heads the MeTL Group which operates in about 10 countries with interests in agriculture to insurance, transport, logistics and the food industry, was snatched as he entered the gym of a hotel in the city.
He said police were hunting for suspects and had already made arrests.
He also served as a member of parliament from 2005 to 2015.
Dewji is also the main shareholder in Tanzania's Simba FC football club.
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