Lutfur Rahman wins Tower Hamlets mayor vote after five-year ban

Disgraced politician was kicked out of office in 2015 after being found guilty of corrupt and illegal practices

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Lutfur Rahman, the disgraced politician found guilty of corrupt and illegal practices, has secured a comeback by winning the vote to be mayor of Tower Hamlets in east London.

After the five-year ban placed on him for standing for public office lapsed, Rahman managed to unseat the incumbent mayor, Labour’s John Biggs, under the banner of his Aspire party.

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