Brother of Manchester Arena bomber remanded in custody

The younger brother of Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi has been remanded in custody at a court bail hearing.

Hashem Abedi, 22, appeared at Oxford Crown Court via video-link from HMP Belmarsh, a category A prison in south-east London, on Monday.

Raised in Manchester, Abedi travelled to Libya before his older brother detonated his suicide vest as pop fans left an Ariana Grande concert on May 22 2017, killing 22 people and injuring 260.

Abedi faces 22 counts of murder, one for each of the attack’s victims, one count of attempted…
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