Here's what we have on him:
He is 32 years old and is from Paris.
He was apparently recruited to jihad over the war in Iraq and was featured in a 2008 article by CBS.
"I really believed in the idea," said one of his students, defendant Cherif Kouachi, 25. He said he was motivated by his outrage at television images of torture of Iraqi inmates at the U.S. prison at Abu Ghraib.
Both Said and Cherif Kouachi appear to have been introduced into radical Islam a decade ago:
Orphaned as a child of both parents immigrants from Algeria, Cherif Kouachi, who was raised in the home in Rennes and spent a patent sports instructor before going to Paris, never left France. Hosted with his brother Said in a French convert this pizza delivery man has "more shit profile of the smoker cities as an Islamist Takfir, according to his lawyer. He smokes, drinks, not wearing a beard and has a girlfriend before marriage. " He quit drinking and last Ramadan. It is defined as "an occasional Muslim." But was "shocked" also "by the US intervention in Iraq and the abuses at Abu Ghraib Marine," says Ms. Ollivier. Sharif Kouachi becomes his rival tower Benyettou. "The group effect led him to show that he was a hero without considering the consequences. He knows that most French parties in Iraq were killed "from July to October 2004, three of them, all from the area have left their life.