Tanzanian billionaire Mohammed Dewji who was kidnapped by armed men in the city of Dar Es Salaam, has been released.
“I have returned home safely,” he said in a tweet from his company METL Group’s account.
“I thank Allah that I have returned home safely. I thank all my fellow Tanzanians, and everyone around the world for their prayers. I thank the authorities of Tanzania, including the Police Force for working for my safe return.”
— Mohammed Dewji
(3:15AM, Dar es Salaam)
— MeTL Group (@MeTL_Group) October 20, 2018
The businessman, known locally as Mo, thanked Tanzania’s police “and everyone around the world for their prayers”.
It is not clear how Mr Dewji, was freed or whether a ransom was paid.