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Police rescue Fouani MD, 3 other foreigners in Lagos


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Police authorities in Lagos State have rescued Fouani brothers and two others who were kidnapped by gunmen in the State.

The spokesman of the command, Mr Benjamin Hundeyin confirmed this on Tuesday.

According to him, the brothers identified as Abbas Fouani, Youssef Fouani, and Amtal Fouani, who were abducted on June 14 around 6pm in Lagos were rescued last night in Orugbo Iddo by men of the Marine Police.

One of the brothers is the Managing Director of Fouani Nigeria Limited that specialises in electronics and is the sole distributor of LG, Hisense, and Maxi products in Nigeria.

The three brothers were said to have been returning from their factory by boat when they were abducted.

However, the police image maker confirmed they have been rescued and reunited with their family.

He said, “Yes five of them were rescued. Three Lebanese, the boat captain and his assistant.

“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.”


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