Muslim Extremist Who Stabbed Author Salman Rushdie 15 Times Pleads Not Guilty (VIDEO)

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Would-be murderer of writer Salman Rushdie after his arrest

Salman Rushdie, 75, who has lived for many years beneath the specter of dying through Islamist radicals together with Iran’s Ayatollah Khomeini was once stabbed 15 occasions in a vicious assault on Friday.  Rushdie has had a fatwah on his head for many years for authoring The Satanic Verses in 1988, about Islam.  Rushdie was once stabbed on level at an look in Chautauqua, New York Friday morning. The attacker was once detained on the scene.

There may be video from Chautauqua of Rushdie being carried to a helicopter following the assault.

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On Saturday the would-be murderer pleaded now not responsible in New York courtroom.

Would-be killer Hadi Matar is Shia Muslim — just like the past due Ayatollah Khomeini.

ABC Information reported:

Police officers briefed at the investigation into Salman Rushdie’s assault informed ABC Information that “a initial investigation into the suspected offender’s possible social media presence signifies a most probably adherence or sympathy in opposition to Shi’a extremism and sympathies to the Iranian regime/Islamic Progressive Guard Corps.”

Creator Salman Rushdie was once attacked whilst giving a lecture at an training middle, the Chautauqua Establishment in Chautauqua, in southwestern New York, Friday morning. Rushdie was once stabbed at least one time within the neck and stomach, after a person ran up on level and attacked him and his interviewer. The interviewer, Henry Reese, 73, suffered a minor head damage throughout the assault, police stated. He was once handled for a facial damage at a close-by health facility and has since been launched, police stated.

Rushdie’s agent informed ABC Information on Friday that he'll most probably lose an eye fixed, the nerves in his arm had been severed and his liver was once stabbed and broken.

Legislation enforcement have known Rushdie’s attacker as 24-year-old Hadi Matar of New Jersey. Matar is lately in New York State Police custody. Matar is charged with prison tried second-degree homicide and second-degree attack.