Manchester Arena bombing: Guilty plea to fraud charges over precursor chemicals bought on Amazon

A man has pleaded guilty to fraud in relation to chemicals bought by the brother of the Manchester Arena bomber.

Manchester Magistrates’ Court heard that Yahya Werfalli’s bank details were used to buy hydrogen peroxide on Amazon.

The chemicals were acquired by brothers Salman and Hashem Abedi for the bomb that killed 22 people in May 2017

Werfalli, 25, from Cheetham Hill, Manchester, admitted two counts of fraud by false representation.

Families of some those who died were present in court to see Werfalli say: “I plead guilty to both matters.”

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Source: BBC News