Thursday, February 22, 2007

Accused....Rachid Aglif

Aglif is of Moroccan nationality and is accused of trafficking with explosives and of collaborating with a terrorist organisation. The prosecution requests a sentence of 21 years for thes offences. Nicknamed El Conejo (The Rabbit) he admitted on being detained to have ties of friendship and business with Jamal Zougam and Jamal Ahmidam (El Chino). He is said to have been present at the wedding in February 2004 of Carmen Toro and José Emilio Suárez Trashorras, both accused of being involved in providing the explosives for the train bombings. He also attended the first meeting in November 2003 to agree the sale of the explosive, held in a branch of McDonalds in Madrid.

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