Kenyan businessman abducted in Dar es salam

High Commissioner to Tanzania Dan Kazungu, he said his office working round clock to rescue the businessman from abductors (PHOTO: Courtesy)
NAIROBI, KENYA: A Kenyan businessman is missing after he was abducted by unknown people in Dar es Salam, Tanzania.

Three gunmen who had three cars and two motorbikes abducted Mr Raphael Ongnagi on Monday at the intersection of Msasani and Karume Road in Oysterbay neighbourhood.

His wife Veronica reported to the local authorities and Kenyan High Commission about the incident.

Ongangi has been running a transport business between Dar es Salam, DRC Congo, Zambia and Rwanda.

Kenyan High Commissioner to Tanzania Dan Kazungu confirmed the incident and added they are working with local authorities to solve it.

“We are aware of the incident and working around the clock and will be sharing progress reports on this matter,” he said.

The motive of the incident is yet to be established. It is not clear if the abductors had contacted the family of the victim with demands.

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Three gunmen who had three cars and two motorbikes abducted Mr Raphael Ongnagi on Monday at the intersection of Msasani and Karume Road in Oysterbay neighbourhood.

His wife Veronica reported to the local authorities and Kenyan High Commission about the incident.

Ongangi has been running a transport business between Dar es Salam, DRC Congo, Zambia and Rwanda.

Kenyan High Commissioner to Tanzania Dan Kazungu confirmed the incident and added they are working with local authorities to solve it.

“We are aware of the incident and working around the clock and will be sharing progress reports on this matter,” he said.

The motive of the incident is yet to be established. It is not clear if the abductors had contacted the family of the victim with demands.

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