The government has suspended Abdul Baten, the mayor of Pabna’s Bera Municipality, for assaulting Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Asif Anam at the monthly meeting of the Upazila Parishad.
The Local Government Department issued a notification in this regard on Tuesday.
Baten physically and verbally assaulted the UNO at the monthly meeting on Monday.
Earlier, Asif Anam submitted a written complaint to the deputy commissioner over the matter.
The notification said the mayor can be removed from his post for such offence under the Local Government Act.
It said Baten has been suspended as the government believes such acts of a municipality mayor go against the public interest.
Source: United News of Bangladesh