An Islamic group is pushing a local mosque to denounce female genital mutilation amid a widening conspiracy involving members of the sect and the torture of girls.

The American Islamic Forum for Democracy also wants the Anjuman-e-Najmi mosque in Farmington Hills to investigate if other members are helping commit crimes against girls and women following the arrest of Dr. Jumana Nagarwala, who is the first person charged nationwide in federal court with female genital mutilation.

The mosque serves members of the Dawoodi Bohra, a small Muslim sect from India that was linked to a mutilation scandal in Australia two years ago.

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