An NHS doctor has been cleared after the first female genital mutilation prosecution to be brought in the UK.

Dhanuson Dharmasena, 32, smiled while his family sobbed and hugged each other as he was cleared by a jury in less than 30 minutes.

It had been claimed he illegally stitched a young mother back up after she gave birth - re-doing the FGM she had as a six-year-old in Somalia.

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