Grief: DP icon in Mpigi Tebusweke Mayinja survived acid twice, killed by Covid-19

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Grief: DP icon in Mpigi Tebusweke Mayinja survived acid twice, killed by Covid-19

Democratic Party (DP) perennial MP contestant in Mawokota North constituency counsel Tebusweke David Mayinja has passed away due to Covid-19.

According to family members senior counsel Tebusweke died yesterday evening after battling with Covid-19 for one week.

Mr Tebusweke has challenged former Museveni’s Trade, Industry and Cooperatives minister Ameria Kyambadde for three times unfortunately loosing all, twice to her and in 2021 lost to National Unity Platform (NUP) candidate Hon Kiyaga Hilary Innocent.

February between Kampala City and Wakiso district, Nuhu, Hajji Mutwalibu and others still at large conspired to kill Mayinja who doubles as a lawyer when they attacked him with acid.

Recently Mr Mayinja survived death after assailants attempted to assassinate him using acid.

Mr Tebusweke an outspoken politician and the Democratic Party (DP) kingpin of Mpigi district told press that the trouble originated from his representation of an 82-year old client who sued the Hajji Mutwalibu of fraudulently taking over his land located in Kyaliwajjala Namugongo measuring 25acres.

During the deadly acid attack the counsel Tebusweke and his wife were driving in their Ipsum vehicle heading to their home in Nansana, Wakiso district.

His wife got injuries on the face while Mayinja was seriously injured on the chest.

This was the second time lawyer Mayinja was attacked with acid.

In 2009, Mr Tebusweke (deceased) was attacked with acid and he sustained with grave injuries.

He has been a good and dependable lawyer in Land matters.

May his soul rest in eternal peace.


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