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BREAKING: Kidnapped Fouani brothers regain freedom

The three abducted Fouani brothers have regained their freedom after spending 3-days in captivity.

THE TIMES learnt that the three Lebanese brothers were rescued by operatives of the Lagos State Police command on Monday night.

The three brothers, identified as Abbas Fouani, Youssef Fouani, and Amtal Fouani, who run Fouani Nigeria Ltd were reportedly abducted around 6pm in Lagos on Friday.

They brothers were kidnapped while travelling by boat from Apapa to Victoria Island when they ran into an ambush near Falomo Bridge.

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

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.

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

 

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