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HC stays suspension of Dinajpur Municipality Mayor

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Dhaka – The High Court Division of the Supreme Court stayed a government order for three months on Monday that suspended Dinajpur municipality mayor Syed Jahangir Alam.The High Court bench of Justice SM Emdadul Huq and Justice Bhishmadev Chakrabortti passed the order yesterday following preliminary hearing on a writ petition filed by Jahangir Alam against the suspension order yesterday.
Barrister Ruhul Quddus Kazal with Advocate Nusrat Yasmeen Sumaiya, Md Mosaddek Billah and Md Rezaul Karim stood for Jahangir Alam while Deputy Attorney General Khurshidul Alam represented the state during the hearing of the court.
During hearing on the petition, Jahangir’s counsel Barrister Ruhul Quddus Kazal told the court that his client did not commit any corruption and irregularity and the government suspended him on political grounds.
According to the case statement, the Local Government Ministry on September 14 suspended Syed Jahangir Alam, who is also a local BNP leader, from the office of Dinajpur Municipality mayor on charge of corruption and irregularity.
Jahangir filed the writ petition with the High Court challenging the legality of the suspension order. – Special Correspondent

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