Police are targeting passengers at Gatwick Airport who may be coming into the country to perform female genital mutilation (FGM) on Sussex woman, it has been revealed.

Deputy Chief Constable of Sussex Police Giles York, said a plan was under way to work with health authorities to find more victims of the operations – which intentionally alter or cause injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons.

During an accountability meeting on Friday (February 21), Sussex police and crime commissioner Katy Bourne asked the chief constable what officers were doing to combat the crime.

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