Bulgaria extradites man over Paris attacks

2015-01-29 19:23
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Paris - A judicial official says a Frenchman wanted in connection with deadly terrorist attacks in Paris has been extradited from Bulgaria to France, where he is facing charges of links to terrorism.

Fritz-Joly Joachin was arrested on an unrelated warrant while trying to cross from Bulgaria into Turkey on 1 January. French police say that Joachin, 19, was an associate of the Kouachi brothers, who killed 12 people in an attack against satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo on 7 January.

Joachin is accused of participating in an organised crime group with a terrorist aim and links to a network feeding fighters to Syria.

The official said he arrived in France on Thursday and was expected to appear before a judge soon.

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