NOW: Manchester Bomber’s Father Arrested in Tripoli

The father and brother of the Manchester Arena Islamic terrorist attacker have been arrested in Libya.

Hashed Abedi, 20, is the brother of Manchester Arena terrorist Salman Abedi, is under arrest in the Libyan capital of Tripoli for suspected links to the Islamic State.

The father, Ramadan Abedi, was arrested by three armed vehicles. Ramadan Abedi is an administrative manager of the Central Security Force in Tripoli.

Telegraph UK reports:

A third brother, Ismail, has also been arrested after police raids in the UK.  The family are believed to live between Manchester, where the children were born and grew up, and Libya.

Earlier today the Abedi brothers’ father spoke from Libya, where he said his son was innocent.  “We don’t believe in killing innocents. This is not us,” Abedia senior said.


Photo of father: Source

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