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Doctor becomes first person in Britain charged with performing a Female Genital Mutilation procedure
The first ever prosecutions under the Female Genital Mutilation Act have been announced by the Crown Prosecution Service.
Dr Dhanuson Dharmasena, 31, from the Whittington Hospital in North London and another man Hasan Mohamed, 40, are to be charged in connection with an incident following a birth at the hospital in 2012.
It is alleged that the doctor carried out the procedure after being encouraged and aided by Mr Mohamed.
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