Lagos Police Rescue Abducted Fouani brothers in Lagos.

Officers of the Lagos State Police Command have rescued the three abducted Fouani brothers.

Lagos State Police Spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed their release in a statement to the newsmen on Tuesday.

The three brothers, identified as Abbas Fouani, Youssef Fouani, and Amtal Fouani, were reportedly abducted around 6 p.m in Lagos on June 14 while returning from their factory by boat.

The Fouani brothers


Fouani Nigeria Ltd specializes in electronics and is the exclusive distributor of LG, Hisense, and Maxi products in Nigeria. The police said on Monday that they were working “tirelessly” to ensure the victims’ release.

The five of them were rescued late on monday night in Orugbo Iddo area of Lagos by the Lagos state Marine Police with the support of Nigerian Navy.

According to Hundeyin, “Last night in Orugbo Iddo, five of them, three Lebanese, the boat captain, and his assistant were rescued.”

“Our Marine Police with the support of 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.”

Recall that on Friday, while sailing from Apapa to Victoria Island, the boat captain and his assistant, two other Lebanese nationals, and the Managing Director of the Fouani company (LG and Hisense) were abducted close to Falomo Bridge.

There was no information regarding whether the kidnappers who demanded $1.5 million had received any ransom before the hostages were freed.




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