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Securing convictions for allowing FGM may become easier in future years

Chief inspector explains that prosecutions should be easier under part of legislation which has not been able to be used.

Chief Inspector Leanne Pook. Photo: PFEW_HQ twitter

Chief Inspector Leanne Pook. Photo: PFEW_HQ twitter

Date - 12th October 2018
By - Ian Weinfass at the Police Federation National Detective Forum, Manchester
Prosecutions for female genital mutilation-related (FGM) offences are likely to increase in years to come, one of the country’s leading officers on the issue has said. There is yet to be a successful prosecution in the UK for the offence,...
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