Police have arrested a man at Heathrow airport in connection with the Manchester Arena bombing
The 38-year-old man, who has not been named by authorities, was wanted by police over an alleged connections to the ISIS suicide bomber Salman Abedi.
The brother of Abedi, the twisted jihadi responsible for the Manchester bombing, was earlier released by police without charge.
Abedi killed 22 people after he detonated at an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena a fortnight ago.
Police say it was a planned arrest and there was no threat to Heathrow Airport
Twelve of the 19 people arrested after the suicide attack have been released without charge according to Greater Manchester Police (GMP).
A statement from GMP said: “A man has been arrested at Heathrow Airport in connection with the investigation into the attack at Manchester Arena.
“The 38-year-old was arrested on suspicion of offences contrary to the Terrorism Act and remains in custody.
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“The arrest was planned beforehand and there was no direct threat to the airport.
“As it stands 19 people in total have been arrested in connection with the investigation, of which 12 people have since been released without charge.
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“A total of seven remain in custody for questioning.”
A 22-year-old from Cheetham Hill was released without charge by police late on Tuesday evening.
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