Relatives of Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi have been arrested in Libya’s capital Tripoli

Ramadan Abedi the father of Salman Abedi was arrested Wednesday afternoon and his  younger brother Hashem Abedi (20) was picked up by counter-terrorism forces Tuesday night, According to Libyan authorities

The father of the two had earlier told press his son was innocent. They are both suspected of having links to the Islamic State group.

The ISIS claimed responsibility for the bombing although this claim has yet to be confirmed.

The attack, which happened after an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena in northern England claimed 22 lives and wounded 59 people