Cops grill hotel workers about African billionaire’s kidnapping


Tanzanian cops are grilling a dozen people they say may have information about the kidnapping of Africa’s youngest billionaire by an armed gang this week, according to a new report.

Three hotel workers and five security guards — who were manning the oceanfront Colosseum Hotel and Fitness Club in Dar es Salaam when 43-year-old Mohammed “Mo” Dewji was abducted on Thursday — are among those being questioned, local police told the Daily Nation.

Authorities are trying to determine exactly what happened — and nail down a motive for the brazen abduction.

A taxi driver who witnessed the ordeal told the Daily Nation that four masked men fired in the air and forced their way inside the hotel — prompting the on-duty guards to run away.

Mohammed Dewji
Mohammed DewjiSipa via AP

Then the raiders bolted…

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