RCC mayor Bulbul takes office after legal battle


Rajshahi, April: Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) mayor Mosaddek Hossain Bulbul has finally been able to attend his office Wednesday morning after legal battle.

The RCC mayor arrived at his office around 11:00am and began his work after offer a little prayer.

On Sunday last, the government suspended the BNP-backed mayor hours after he rejoined office for the first time since May 7 in 2015, when the government had suspended him for his alleged involvement in criminal offences.

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court upheld a High Court order that declared his suspension illegal.

The Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives issued a circular suspending him again on Sunday after eight minutes Bulbul took his office.