Ariana Grande concert TERROR PLOT: Police arrest man ‘planning attack on singer’s gig’


Detectives in Costa Rica started a manhunt on Saturday after threatening messages were posted in Arabic on a webpage of the concert organisers.

The cleave to day, police raided an address in Tibas, near the capital San Jose, and detained a 22-year-old from Colombia with the last names Caicedo Lopez.

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A dream up to attack another Ariana Grande concert has been foiled by enforce

Officers seized two mobile phones allegedly inured to to make the threats.

Costa Rican police were concerned all over the copycat attack plot after Ariana Grande performs on stage during the One Love Manchester Benefit Concert


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Ariana Grande performs on step during the One Love Manchester Benefit Concert

The manhunt in Costa Rica was led by the Discriminatory Investigation Department (OIJ) and the raid was carried out by its Special Tactical Response Constituent.

The director of the OIJ, Walter Espinoza, said: “The original threat was in the Arabic interaction and indicated that there could be a situation of danger or an attack at the concert. It was a very much sensitive situation.”

Police launched the dawn raid after trail the threats to the suspect’s home, who was described as having no police record in Costa Rica. 


Ariana Grande piled this image of the concert at Parque Viva

The investigation was carried out jointly with the Department of Intelligence and National Shelter and the Ministry of Public Security.

Ariana Grande, 24, later staged for 14,000 fans as planned at the Parque Viva.

Organisers said in a asseveration: “The operation was carried out with total professionalism.”

On Saturday police carried out an exigency drill to check security arrangements at the park ahead of the concert, while all bugs were searched as they passed through three rings of asylum.