Manchester Arena bomber’s brother Hashem Abedi extradited from Libya


The brother of the suicide bomber who blew himself up at the Manchester Arena in May 2017 killing 22 people has been extradited from Libya to Britain, it has been confirmed.

Hashem Abedi, 22, was arrested in the North African country the day after his older brother Salman, detonated a device at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.

Last year Greater Manchester Police applied to extradite Hashem on suspicion of murder, attempted murder and conspiracy to cause an explosion.

A spokesman for the Interior Minister in Tripoli confirmed that Mr Abedi had been placed on board a flight that left Libya at 10.30am UK time. The flight has now landed.

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Source: The Telegraph