Author J.K. Rowling has received a death threat for condemning the attack on Salman Rushdie. Rowling tweeted in support of Salman Rushdie. Since then, she has been receiving death threats.
Taking to Twitter Rowling wrote, “Feeling very sick right now. Let him be ok.” In response to this tweet, a user wrote, “Don’t worry, you’re next.” JK Rowling has shared a screenshot of this threatening tweet.
Renowned British writer Salman Rushdie was attacked in New York, with a knife on his neck. Many renowned authors condemned this attack on Salman Rushdie in strong words including Harry Potter writer J.K. Rowling.
Earlier, New York State Police identified the suspect as Hadi Matar. Matar hail from Fairview, New Jersey, and is 24 years old.
Moreover, Matar who stabbed the author Rushdie pleaded not guilty to attempted murder in the second degree. On Saturday, Matar was remanded without bail at Chautauqua County Jail.
According to the New York State Police, “On August 12, 2022, the Bureau of Criminal Investigation arrested Hadi Matar 24 of Fairview, NJ for Attempted Murder 2nd degree (B Felony) and Assault 2nd degree. Matar was processed at SP Jamestown and transported to Chautaugua Country Jail. Matar was arraigned in centralized arraignment on August 13, 2022, and was remanded without bail at Chautaugua Country Jail.”
However, Salman Rushdie is currently undergoing treatment. Earlier in the day Rushdie was taken off a ventilator and will be able to talk.