Dr Fakhruddin Attar

A second Michigan doctor has been arrested for performing illegal genital mutilation surgery on young girls.

Federal prosecutors arrested Dr. Fakhruddin Attar, 53, and his wife Farida Attar, 50, on Friday and charged them with conspiracy to commit female genital mutilation surgery and aiding and abetting female genital mutilation (FGM).

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Jumana Nagarwala

A Michigan emergency room doctor was arrested last week and charged with performing female genital mutilation (FGM) surgery on two 7-year-old girls.

According to NPR.org, Jumana Nagarwala, 44, was also charged with “transportation with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity” — a legal reference to FGM surgery — and making false statements to a federal officer.

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