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GP accused of being involved in female genital mutilation fails to have charges thrown out

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: (Published 19 May 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g3363
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1BMJ

A GP caught in a newspaper sting over female genital mutilation has failed in a bid to have General Medical Council charges against him thrown out on the ground of entrapment.

Ali Mao-Aweys faces an allegation that he offered to help arrange for the procedure to be done on a child or children in the United Kingdom, in meetings and a telephone conversation with an …

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