Brother of Manchester bomber Salman Abedi released without charge

first_imgThe brother of Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi has been released without charge by police.Ismail Abedi, 23, was arrested in Chorlton on May 23, a day after the terror attack on Manchester Arena which killed 22 people including seven children.Ten men remain in custody for questioning, while a total of eight people have now been released without charge, Greater Manchester Police said. Police have released CCTV images of Salman Abedi in the Manchester area in days preceding the attack Credit:AFP / Getty  Show more A spokesman for Greater Manchester police said: “A 23-year-old man, who was arrested in connection with the investigation into the attack at Manchester Arena has today, Monday 5 June 2017, been released without charge.”He was arrested on 23/05/17 in Chorlton, Manchester.” CCTV image of Salman Abedi in the Manchester area in days preceding the attackcenter_img Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. Latest update in Manchester Arena investigation pic.twitter.com/wt9Q8SR7Cc— G M Police (@gmpolice) June 5, 2017 Salman Abedi, 22, whose family are believed to be of Libyan origin, died after detonating an improvised explosive device as people began leaving a show by US singer Ariana Grande.His father, Ramadan Abedi, was arrested in Tripoli on May 24, along with Salman’s brother Hashim, who Libyan security forces said was “aware of all the details” of the attack.Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the atrocity.last_img read more