Police in Makeni, northern ‪Sierra Leone‬ have confirmed the death of a 19-year-old woman as she underwent female genital mutilation.

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The practice, popularly known as “Bondo” remains banned as part of the ‪Ebola‬ restrictions but it is common knowledge that it is being practiced.

The local police commander, Chief Superintendent Francis Bundor says four of the Soweis have been arrested and a post-mortem result being awaited.