THERE are reports that a young girl has been taken from her home in Brisbane and flown to Africa to undergo female genital mutilation.
Nine News reports, the Australian Federal Police confirmed today that they had received a referral to investigate the matter.
It is alleged the girl, who is believed to be between four and seven years old, has traveled to Gambia in Africa with her father to undergo the procedure, which is illegal in Australia.
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