Kidnapped billionaire safely back home, says kidnappers were South African

Kidnapped billionaire safely back home, says kidnappers were South African

- The Tanzanian billionaire Mohammed Dewji who was kidnapped 10 days ago has been safely released

- According to Mohammed, his kidnappers spoke a South African language

- The police already have the name of the owner of the car used by Mohammed's kidnappers

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The billionaire who was kidnapped by armed men and held for ransom was released on Saturday.

Tanzanian Mohammed Dewji returned home unharmed and relieved to be safe and sound again.

Shockingly, it is now reported that his kidnappers were South African. Mohammed said they talked a South African language.

The Tanzanian police already have the name of the owner of the vehicle used by the kidnappers. They also gathered that the kidnappers came from a neighbouring country, now believed to be SA.

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Briefly.co.za gathered that 27 people have been arrested and 8 of them are still in police custody.

IOL News reports that Mohammed's kidnappers were afraid to approach his parents for the ransom money they wanted and eventually just gave up and released him on Saturday morning. He was released in Tanzania's economic capital city Dar es Salaam.

The young man thanked everyone who prayed for his safe return. He also gave a special thanks to the Tanzanian police for relentlessly working to find him and his kidnappers.

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Mohammed was kidnapped at gunpoint from a hotel gym in Dar es Salaam on Thursday 11 October.

The investigation is ongoing.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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