Abedi, who conspired together with his brother Salman over the 2017 atrocity, entered a not responsible plea to assaulting Belmarsh jail officer Paul Edwards.
He additionally denied a cost of assaulting a second member of workers named Nick Barnett, throughout a 15-minute listening to at Westminster Magistrates’ Court docket.
Abedi, showing by way of video hyperlink from HMP Frankland in County Durham on his twenty fourth birthday, was making his first public look in additional than a 12 months since refusing to attend the ultimate weeks of his Manchester bombing homicide trial on the Previous Bailey a 12 months in the past.
Requested to enter a plea to the primary cost on Thursday, Abedi, carrying a black, inexperienced and white zip-up jacket and together with his hair grown out, mentioned: “I did assault that filthy pig, however I don’t see any hurt in doing that.”
He added: “That is my plea.”
Requested to enter a plea on the second cost, Abedi mentioned: “Identical as earlier than.
“I don’t see any wrongdoing.”
Chief Justice of the Peace Paul Goldspring formally recorded not responsible pleas.
Parsons Inexperienced Tube bomber Ahmed Hassan who additionally appeared in court docket, pleaded not responsible to assaulting Mr Edwards.
However addressing the chief Justice of the Peace, he mentioned: “I wish to make three factors earlier than I affirm my identify.
“I would like you to know that I hate you very a lot as a result of you’re a choose, judging by aside from the legislation of Allah.
“You’ll be destined for hellfire except you repent and submit your self to the legislation of Allah.
“I’m not represented and proof has not been disclosed to me.”
Mr Goldspring instructed the pair, who had been legally unrepresented, it was as much as them to “do one thing about it” in the event that they needed legal professionals at their subsequent court docket look, in Might.
The pair had been resulting from attend court docket by way of videolink on Wednesday, however refused to go away their cells, prompting district choose Tan Ikram to state that cheap power could also be used ought to they refuse to cooperate for Thursday’s listening to.
Outlining the case, prosecutor Nicholas Alexander mentioned Abedi, Hassan, 21, and a 3rd defendant, 23-year-old Muhammed Saeed, had been out of their cells on Might 11 final 12 months once they entered an workplace and assaulted Mr Edwards as he sat at a desk.
Mr Edwards acquired cuts to his head and bruising, and was additionally kicked.
He has ongoing listening to issues because of the assault, the court docket heard.
Hassan, who planted the Parsons Inexperienced Tube bomb in September 2017 that injured 51 passengers, was sentenced to life with a minimal time period of 34 years in 2018.
Abedi was discovered responsible by a jury in March final 12 months of twenty-two counts of homicide, tried homicide and plotting to trigger an explosion more likely to endanger life over the 2017 Manchester Area bomb assault.
He may die behind bars after being given 24 life sentences with a minimal time period of 55 years earlier than he might be thought-about for parole.
The Manchester Area public inquiry heard proof in December that he subsequently admitted involvement within the plot.