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Police, Navy rescue 3 abducted Fouani brothers


Police, Navy rescue 3 abducted Fouani brothers

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command in collaboration with the Nigerian Navy have rescued the three abducted Fouani brothers.

Abbas Fouani, Youssef Fouani, and Amtal Fouani, were abducted around 6pm in Lagos on June 14.

Fouani Nigeria Ltd specialises in electronics and is the sole distributor of LG, Hisense, and Maxi products in Nigeria.

The three brothers were said to be coming from their factory by boat when they were abducted around Falomo bridge, in Ikoyi area of the state.

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The police had on Monday said it was working “tirelessly” to ensure that the victims were released.

However, it was gathered that the victims, including the boat driver and his assistant, were released Monday night in Orugbo Iddo.

Confirming the development on Tuesday, the Lagos State Police Command spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, said the feat was achieved by the Lagos Marine Police with support from the Navy.

Hundeyin said the victims have since been taken to their residence.

“They were rescued late last night in Orugbo Iddo. Our marine police with the support of the Nigerian Navy brought them to shore.

“Thereafter, our tactical team in the area took them home on Banana Island in the early hours of today, Tuesday.

“Five of them, three Lebanese, the boat captain and his assistant,” he said.

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