Knifeman who tried to murder Salman Rushdie kept religious fanaticism secret from ‘very nice’ family

The ‘Iranian sympathizer’ accused of trying to murder Sir Salman Rushdie kept his warped fanaticism a secret from his closest friends and family, can reveal.

Hadi Matar’s shellshocked mother and siblings remained holed up in their home in Fairview, New Jersey a day after cops raided the four-bed property looking for clues in the frenzied stabbing of acclaimed author Rushdie, 75.

A close friend told he trained with Hadi and spent time with his family – but didn’t…

Read the Full Article Here Dailymail

Join our social media accounts to watch exclusive videos and photos

Written by Bourbiza Mohamed

I have 26 years of experience as a professional writer and editor and have been working as a full time freelancer since 2011. I am originally from Casablanca, Morocco, and I graduated from Qatar University with a degree in journalism. I have worked for newspapers, magazines, news agencies, websites. I speak fluent Arabic, French, English, Russian and Spanish.

Paddy Pimblett predicts third-round finish for Charles Oliveira again Islam Makhachev

Victorian Opposition leader Matthew Guy promises free public transport for healthcare workers ahead of state election