Bulgaria arrests Frenchman with alleged links to Paris attackers: Prosecutors

A Frenchman arrested in Bulgaria on January 1 trying to cross into Turkey was in contact with one of the men who carried out Islamist attacks in Paris last week, prosecutors said Tuesday.

AFP| Last Updated: Jan 13, 2015, 14:39 PM IST

Sofia: A Frenchman arrested in Bulgaria on January 1 trying to cross into Turkey was in contact with one of the men who carried out Islamist attacks in Paris last week, prosecutors said Tuesday.

Fritz-Joly Joachin, 29, a French citizen of Haitian origin, "was in contact several times with one of the two brothers -- Cherif Kouachi," public prosecutor Darina Slavova told AFP.