Two doctors arrested over claims that female genital mutilation was being offered in the UK have been released from police bail without charge.

Ali Haji Mao-Aweys, 61, and Omar Sheikh Mohamed Addow, 55, were arrested in Birmingham in May on suspicion of offences contrary to the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003.

Harry Ireland, chief crown prosecutor for the West Midlands area, said: "I have advised West Midlands police to release two men from police bail over allegations concerning female genital mutilation.

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