Portsmouth port passengers to help police in crackdown against FGM and forced marriage

PASSENGERS and crew at the city's port will tomorrow assist a crackdown on forced marriage and female genital mutilation.

Tuesday, 10th September 2019, 12:00 pm
Updated Wednesday, 11th September 2019, 9:52 pm
Portsmouth International Port. Picture: Sarah Standing (160744-841)

It comes as Hampshire Constabulary join forces with the council to raise awareness of the harmful practices and how people can spot signs of them.

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Chief Inspector Mel Golding, Hampshire police’s tactical lead for honour based abuse and Freida M’Cormack , Portsmouth City Council’s community coordinator, will be at Portsmouth International Port tomorrow.

Hampshire police and crime commissioner, Michael Lane, said the mission dubbed Op Limelight could give a ‘true picture’ of the issues in the area.