GPS tether bugs me, says mom in genital mutilation case – The Detroit News

A West Bloomfield Township woman accused of delivering her daughter to a doctor who mutilated the girl’s genitalia complained Tuesday that her GPS ankle tether is uncomfortable.

Fatema Dahodwala, 31, asked a federal judge to remove the tether, a bond condition imposed in the nation’s first case involving female genital mutilation.

“The device is physically uncomfortable, and causes irritation to the skin,” defense lawyer Brian Legghio wrote in a court filing Tuesday. “The GPS tether device is unnecessarily intrusive, more importantly, its visual presence and its intermittent beeping requires (Fatema) to explain to her eight-year-old and five-year-old children why their mother must wear an electronic bracelet on her ankle.”

Read more here: http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/detroit-city/2017/10/24/gps-tether-bugs-says-mom-genital-mutilation-case/106959794/

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  1. Karen says:

    Too bad!

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