The suspected international terrorsit is being held at the Hatillo immigration detention center. Photo Ministerio de Seguridad Publica
Q COSTA RICA – Fingerprinting of African migrants daily entering Costa Rica at the Panama border helped detect the arrival to country of a suspected ‘international terrorist’.
The man, a Somali national, identified as Mohamed Ibrahim Qoordheen, 25, was detained Wednesday night after the Ministerio de Seguridad Publica (MSP) received an alert from the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) international operations office in Panama.
HSI’s International Operations Division is the Department of Homeland Security’s largest investigative presence overseas. that includes operations and activities in Central America, South America and the Caribbean.
Suspected terrorist was in La Cruz shelter for three days before ICE issued