Sister's tip led to Bulgaria arrest of French jihadi suspect

August 9, 2016 3:53 PM

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SOFIA, Bulgaria – New details show the arrest in Bulgaria of a French citizen with ties to the attack on the Charlie Hebdo satirical newspaper in Paris followed a tip from his sister.

The arrest warrant issued by a French court for Mourad Hamyd was based on his sister Khadija's report to police that her brother had boarded a train across Europe to Bulgaria, even though he had told her he would travel to Morocco.

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