A local sheik was charged with being an accessory after the fact to female genital mutilation and with hindering the police investigation.
He is accused of telling locals to lie to police about the prevalence of female genital mutilation in their community, previous court documents showed.
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Lawyer charged over female' circumcisions The Australian, August 8, 2013 (thanks to Kenneth)
A SYDNEY lawyer has faced court charged with perverting the course
of justice in relation to the alleged genital mutilation of two young
The 46-year-old man, arrested at an office in Sydney's inner west in July, is the ninth person charged over the circumcisions.
arrest followed an investigation by the Sex Crimes Squad into the
circumcisions, which allegedly took place when the girls were aged six
The lawyer appeared at Parramatta Local Court today
charged with two counts of perverting the course of justice. Bail was
He will appear in the same court to make an application
to change his bail conditions on August 15, with his case set to come
before the court again on September 5.
Eight other people –
including the parents of the girls and a retired nurse – were charged
last year with being present during the procedures and with other
The victims' father, who is a Sydney doctor, and his wife have been charged with two counts of mutilation.
local sheik was charged with being an accessory after the fact to
female genital mutilation and with hindering the police investigation.
is accused of telling locals to lie to police about the prevalence of
female genital mutilation in their community, previous court documents
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