A Moroccan citizen, and brother of co-accused Mohamed Moussaten, Brahim Moussaten is charged with collaborating with a terrorist organisation. The sentence requested by the prosecution is 8 years imprisonment. Detained in February 2005, he is accused along with his brother of actions which assisted the escape from Spain of Mohamed Afalah and Abdelmajid Bouchar. Moussaten is a nephew of Youssef Belhadj, who is accused of being one of the main organisers of the train bombings. He was released from prison on bail in July 2005.