Mother convicted of FGM sentenced to eleven years imprisonment for the offence

The mother of a young girl who became the first person to be convicted of female genital mutilation offences in England and Wales has been sentenced to eleven years imprisonment. She was also sentenced to a further term of two years, to be served consecutively, for distributing indecent photographs of children contrary to s 1(1)(b) of the Protection of Children Act 1978. Sentences for convictions on other counts were to be served concurrently.