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Man charged with assault whilst circumcising children

A man is due to appear in court tomorrow, Thursday, December 10, charged with assaulting children while carrying out circumcisions.

Posted on 09 December 2020

Mohammed Siddiqui, aged 54, from the Hockley area of Birmingham, will appear before Westminster Magistrates Court charged with 34 offences.
They include: 

  • Assault causing actual bodily harm
  • The parenteral administering, other than to self, of a prescription-only medicine, when not an appropriate practitioner 
  • Assault, ill-treat, neglect, or abandon a child or young person to cause unnecessary suffering or injury.

All the offences are alleged to have occurred between 2015 and 2018 and are alleged to have taken place in Hampshire , West Midlands , West Mercia, Thames Valley , London , Dorset and Wiltshire.
The abuse law team at Leigh Day solicitors, led by Leigh Day partner Alison Millar, has many years’ experience in handling the cases of survivors of childhood abuse. They can be contacted on 0207 650 1241.

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Alison Millar

Alison Millar works in the human rights department at Leigh Day, where she is the head of abuse claims

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