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Updated: Rescued abducted Fouani brothers reunited with families, say Lagos Police

According to a reliable source who wished to remain anonymous due to the sensitivity of the matter, the kidnappers reached out to the victims' families and demanded a ransom.

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The Lagos State Police Command’s spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, has confirmed that they have successfully rescued the abducted Fouani brothers and two other men and reunited them with their families.

He said via text message on Tuesday that the Marine Police in Orugbo, Iddo, had rescued them last night.

Persecondnews recalls that the Fouani brothers were abducted on June 14 at 6 p.m. in Lagos while traveling by boat.

According to reports, an ambush on their vessel occurred as the brothers were returning from their factory, resulting in their kidnapping.

Notably, one of the brothers, Abbas Fouani, is the Managing Director of Fouani Nigeria Limited, a prominent electronics company and sole distributor of LG, Hisense, and Maxi products in Nigeria.

According to a reliable source who wished to remain anonymous due to the sensitivity of the matter, the kidnappers reached out to the victims’ families and demanded a ransom.

The police spokesperson confirmed that the victims have been successfully rescued and reunited with their loved ones, bringing relief to the families.

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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