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