Salman Rushdie: Hadi Matar, accused of attacking famous novelist Salman Rushdie with a knife, has made several big revelations in an interview with the New York Post. In an interview with Hadi Matar, published on Wednesday in the New York Post, it has been told that the biggest reason for attacking Salman Rushdie is to respect Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini.
Hadi Matar told the New York Post during her interview that she has great respect for Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. In such a situation, Hadi said that she had read a few pages of Rushdie’s novel “The Satanic Verses”. After which he had planned to go to Chautauqua after a tweet by Salman Rushdie in the winter.
Information obtained from Salman Rushdie’s tweet
In fact, Salman Rushdie, in one of his tweets in the winter, had mentioned giving a lecture at an institution in Chautauqua. After which Hadi Matar reached Chautauqua with the aim of attacking them. The bounty has been announced on Salman Rushdie since “The Satanic Verses” published in 1988. At the same time, Khomeini had inspired Muslims to issue a fatwa to kill him.
Hadi Matar respects Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini
Responding to a New York Post question, Hadi Matar said he respected Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, but was never inspired by a fatwa issued by the former Iranian leader. Hadi Matar, who is in Chautauqua County Jail, described Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini as a great man.
Hadi Matar doesn’t like Salman Rushdie
In response to the question about Salman Rushdie, Hadi Matar clarified that he does not like Rushdie. He told that he also used to watch Rushdie’s YouTube videos. Hadi said that ‘he is someone who attacked Islam, he attacked their beliefs, belief systems.’
Salman Rushdie badly injured
Currently, Hadi Matar of Fairview, New Jersey, has not pleaded guilty and is being held in the Chautauqua County Jail. On the other hand, Rushdie, who was injured by the attack, may have been removed from the ventilator, but he is feared to have lost one eye. Along with this, his liver has also been damaged after the attack with the knife.
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