Horrach was advised by the College of Lawyers that it would be prudent to withdraw.
The Cursach case is taking all sorts of twists and turns. A nephew of Tolo Cursach is to go to trial, BCM wants compensation, Palma's prison director is involved and so is the one-time anti-corruption prosecutor Pedro Horrach.
The mayor is said to have acted in a "capricious and arbitrary fashion" against Jaime Nadal.
"The pressure is intensified in small regions such as the Balearics or Murcia."