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Cablegate: Visas Viper Submission

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UNCLAS MADRID 002587

SIPDIS

VISAS VIPER

DEPT FOR CA/VO/L/C AND INR/IC/TIPOFF

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: CVIS KVPR PTER ASEC CMGT PINR PREL SP
(BOUSBAA, NASREDDINE)
SUBJECT: VISAS VIPER SUBMISSION

1. POST WISHES TO SUBMIT AND/OR UPDATE THE FOLLOWING
NAME AND INFORMATION TO CLASS IN ACCORDANCE WITH VIPER
PROCEDURES:

2. DAILY "EL PAIS" REPORTED THAT SPANISH POLICE
ARRESTED THE ALGERIAN CITIZEN NASREDDINE BOUSBAA ON
JULY 1, 2004. HE IS ACCUSED OF FORGERY OF OFFICIAL
DOCUMENTS AND COLABORATION WITH A TERRORIST
ORGANIZATION. BOUSBAA ADMITTED TO SPANISH JUDGE
INVESTIGATOR OF HAVING PROVIDED FORGED IDENTITY CARDS,
PASSPORTS AND OTHER LEGAL DOCUMENTS FOR SOME OF THE
MARCH 11 PERPETRATORS AND DENIED OTHER ACCUSATIONS.
THE POLICE SEIZED SOME OF THESE DOCUMENTS DURING THE
INVESTIGATIONS, AND A FORGED PASSPORT BEARING THE PHOTO
AND THE NAME OF JAMAL AHMIDAN WHO DIED IN THE MADRID'S
APARTMENT BLAST WAS ALSO FOUND AMONG THE DEBRIS.
ACCORDING TO POLICE, BOUSBAA MAINTAINED A CLOSE
RELATIONSHIP WITH SOME OF THE SUSPECTS AND HAD SEVERAL
TELEPHONE CONVERSATIONS WITH THEM ON PREVIOUS DAYS TO
THE ATTACK. DURING FIRST COURT PROCEEDINGS, BOUSBAA
WAS UNABLE TO SUBSTRACT CREDIBILITY TO THE PRESENTED
FACTS AND EVIDENCE TO SUSTAIN THE CHARGES, THEREFORE
THE EXAMINING JUDGE ORDERED HIS IMPRISONMENT PENDING TO
BE TRIALED.

3. NAME: BOUSBAA, NASREDDINE

- GENDER: MALE
- DPOB: UNKNOWN, ALGERIA
- CLASS: NEGATIVE

4. POST WILL PROVIDE PRECISE BIOGRAPHIC INFO AS
AVAILABLE.

MANZANARES

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