31 March 2014
A London doctor and another man are the first to be prosecuted for alleged female genital mutilation since the practice was made illegal under the Prohibition of Female Circumcision Act 1985.
Dr Dhanuson Dharmasena and Hasan Mohamed will appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 15 April.
Case also features a successful application to allow remote evidence against claimant’s wishes.
Experts say drafting flaws may have been ironed out by new ruling on enforceability of agreement.
Independent inquiry 'has no pre-conceived answers’ and encourages ‘widest possible range of views’.
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