Federal agents arrested a Michigan doctor and his wife on allegations of helping to arrange the procedures.
Prosecutors say Dr. Fakhruddin Attar, 53, offered the use of his medical clinic to Dr. Jumana Nagarwala, the Detroit emergency room doctor who was charged last week with carrying out the procedure on two 7-year-old girls.
In a complaint charging the couple in the conspiracy, prosecutors offered new details about how they say the procedures were arranged and carried out.
The girls were brought to Detroit from Minnesota for a “special girls trip,” one of them told investigators. After arriving at a hotel, the girls were taken to the doctor “to get the germs out” because “our tummies hurt,” she said, according to court filings.
Both girls were instructed to keep what happened a secret, the complaint said.
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