Last Wednesday, Jumana Nagarwala of Northville, MI was arrested for performing genital mutilation on two, little 7-year-old girls.
Jumana Nagarwala is a Muslim physician.
They hit Jumama Nagarwala with the book, as she’s being charged with:
- Female genital mutilation (5 year felony)
- Transportation with intent to engage in criminal sexuality (felony punishable by 10 years)
She was employed by Henry Ford Health System. Henry Ford health system spokesman David Olejarz said this:
“The alleged criminal activity did not occur at any Henry Ford facility. We could never support or condone anything related to this practice.”
During the court hearing that took place yesterday, Nagarwala confirmed that she’s a Shia Muslim. During the hearing, her lawyer tried to defend her by saying the genital mutilation is a ‘religious practice’ therefore should be allowed.
Read more info on this insane story at Detroit News.