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Pic shows: Dr Dhanuson Dharmasena arriving at Southwark Crown Court today 20.1.15<br />
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A British doctor performed female genital mutilation on a young mother after she gave birth in hospital, a court has heard.<br />
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Dhanuson Dharmasena, 32, is accused of carrying out the illegal procedure at the Whittington Hospital in north London.<br />
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The doctor, of Ilford, London, denies the charge in what is the first prosecution of its kind in the UK.<br />
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Pic by Gavin Rodgers/Pixel 8000 Ltd