Salman Rushdie assailant pleads not guilty
20 August 2022 | 5:34 am
The accused attacker entered a not guilty plea during his first court appearance since the stabbing. He earlier gave a media interview where he said he had read only two pages of Rushdie's "The Satanic Verses."
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