Date: 19/06/2018
Email: Keep my email address private
**Your comments must be approved before they appear on the site.

You are posting a comment about...
Husband And Wife Arrested For Performing Female Genital Mutilation At Detroit-Area Clinic

Jeff Sessions' Justice Department is rounding up this entire FGM ring. I hope the come down hard and make a strong example of them.

Chuck Ross writes at the Daily Caller:

A Detroit-area physician and his wife have been arrested and charged with conspiring to perform female genital mutilation procedures on girls as young as six, the Justice Department announced on Friday.

Dr. Fakhruddin Attar and his wife, Farida Attar, conspired with another doctor, Jumana Nagarwala, to perform the illegal procedures at Attar’s clinic in Livonia, the Justice Department said.

Nagarawala, who worked as an emergency room doctor in Detroit, was charged earlier this week in the case.

“According to the complaint, some of the minor victims traveled interstate to have the procedure performed. The complaint alleges that the FGM procedure was performed on girls who were approximately six to eight years old,” the Justice Department says.

The Attars, who are in their 50s, were arrested Friday morning and are scheduled to appear in federal court in Detroit later in the day.

Dr. Attar is a member of the Anjuman-e-Najmi mosque in Farmington Hills, a Detroit suburb. The mosque’s website lists him as a treasurer. According to The Detroit News, the mosque is part of a small Muslim sect called Dawoodi Bohra. The group, which originates from India, was involved in a female genital mutilation scandal in Australia in 2015. Nagarawala is a member of that sect.

According to a federal complaint filed in the Eastern District of Michigan, Farida Attar assisted Nagarwala in performing some of the procedures. Nagarwala is not employed at the clinic, Burhani Medical Clinic, and did not bill for the illegal work.

The federal complaint shows that investigators obtained phone records for the Attars and Nagarwala in February and March. The records showed that Nagarwala made a series of phone calls to the family of a 7-year-old girl living in Minnesota. It is believed that the calls were made to set up an appointment to perform the FGM procedures.

According to the court filing, the girl’s family members took her and another girl to Detroit for what they called a “special girls’ trip.” One of the girls told FBI forensics investigators that she underwent a procedure intended to “get the germs out.”

A person identified as Nagarwala then “pinched” the girls in their private areas, the girl said.

A doctor in Minnesota examined the girl on April 11 and determined that her “genitals are not normal in appearance.” The physician determined that tissue had been “altered and removed,” and that scar tissue and lacerations were present.

The second girl told an FBI forensics investigator that she “screamed” while undergoing the procedure. She also told investigators that her parents instructed her not to talk about the procedure because it was a secret.

That girl’s parents were interviewed by FBI agents and described the procedure as a “cleansing.”

Fakhruddin Attar told investigators that Nagarwala uses his clinic five or six times a year to perform the cutting procedures. He said that she performs them on Friday evenings or Saturdays and does not charge.

The Justice Department believes that other girls were victimized at the clinic, perhaps as early as 2005. Investigators talked to seven other young girls in Michigan, several of whom said that they had undergone procedures at the clinic.

According to the DOJ, the trio are believed to be the first people charged under a federal law which criminalizes female genital mutilation.

Available at & Amazon UK

Your shopping matters.
Shop at and Amazon donates to World Encounter Institute Inc.



A.J. Caschetta (6) Alexander Murinson (1) Andrew Harrod (2) Bat Ye'or (6) Brex I Teer (2) Brian of London (32) Christina McIntosh (843) Christopher DeGroot (2) Conrad Black (322) Daniel Mallock (3) David P. Gontar (7) David Solway (70) David Wemyss (1) Dexter Van Zile (73) Dr. Michael Welner (3) Emmet Scott (1) Esmerelda Weatherwax (9057) Fred Leder (1) Friedrich Hansen (7) G. Murphy Donovan (56) Gary Fouse (75) Geert Wilders (12) Geoffrey Clarfield (307) Hannah Rubenstein (3) Hossein Khorram (2) Hugh Fitzgerald (20603) Ibn Warraq (9) Ilana Freedman (2) James Como (16) James Robbins (1) Jerry Gordon (2496) Jerry Gordon and Lt. Gen. Abakar M. Abdallah (1) Jesse Sandoval (1) John Constantine (118) John Hajjar (5) John M. Joyce (379) Jonathan Hausman (4) Joseph S. Spoerl (10) Kenneth Lasson (1) Kenneth Timmerman (25) Lorna Salzman (9) Louis Rene Beres (37) Mark Anthony Signorelli (11) Mark Durie (7) Mary Jackson (5066) Matthew Hausman (31) Michael Curtis (451) Mordechai Nisan (1) Moshe Dann (1) NER (2550) Nidra Poller (68) Nonie Darwish (3) Norman Berdichevsky (86) Paul Weston (5) Peter McLoughlin (1) Phyllis Chesler (13) Rebecca Bynum (7128) Richard Butrick (24) Richard Kostelanetz (16) Richard L. Benkin (21) Richard L. Cravatts (7) Richard L. Rubenstein (44) Robert Harris (78) Sally Ross (37) Sam Bluefarb (1) Sha’i ben-Tekoa (1) Steve Hecht (25) Ted Belman (8) The Law (90) Theodore Dalrymple (790) Thomas J. Scheff (6) Thomas Ország-Land (3) Tom Harb (2) Walid Phares (28) z - all below inactive (7) z - Ares Demertzis (2) z - Andrew Bostom (74) z - Andy McCarthy (536) z - Artemis Gordon Glidden (881) z - DL Adams (21) z - John Derbyshire (1013) z - Marisol Seibold (26) z - Mark Butterworth (49) z- Robert Bove (1189) zz - Ali Sina (2)
Site Archive