A Moroccan citizen, he is charged with collaborating with a terrorist organisation and also with drug trafficking. The prosecution requests a sentence of 23 years imprisonment. In his home, a significant quantity of drugs was found by the police, hence the trafficking charge. He is a cousin of Jamal Ahmidam, known as El Chino, and traces of his DNA and also fingerprints were allegedly found in the house in Morata de Tajuña where the bombs were prepared. He is said to have carried out some work on this house. At his home falsified documentation was found, belonging to Otman el Gnaoui, but changed to take a photograph of El Chino. He has been held in prison since the 30th March 2004.