Dar es Salaam special zone police commander Lazaro Mambosasa said security personnel around the county have been put on high alert in the hunt for the abductors.
Dar es Salaam police chief Lazaro Mambosasa told a press conference that the assailants had "shot into the air" before bustling Dewji into their vehicle.
Mr Dewji, popularly known as Mo, was abducted as he walked into the exclusive Colosseum Hotel and Fitness Club, in Oyster Bay, an affluent neighbourhood in northwest Dar es Salaam.
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Dewji, 43, is the owner of Tanzanian industrial conglomerate MeTL Group and has served as a lawmaker for the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi party.
Early witness reports suggested that two of the kidnappers were white foreigners.
In 2013, he became the first Tanzanian to grace the cover of Forbes magazine and was named ForbesAfrica Person of the Year in 2015.
"Three people have already been arrested but we can't divulge their identity for the moment", he said.
"They came in a vehicle to the hotel and started shooting in the air before they took him away".
Dar es Salaam regional commissioner Paul Makonda was among government officials who arrived at the scene.
Dewji, who according to Forbes is Africa's youngest billionaire, was elected to parliament on the CCM ticket but did not seek re-election to his seat in the 2015 election. According to Forbes, the billionaire signed the Giving Pledge in 2016, promising to donate at least half his fortune to philanthropic causes.
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