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Supreme Court judge Rubby Opio Aweri dies at 69

Justice Opio Aweri who has also been the Chief Inspector of Courts died at Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala on Wednesday morning, according to the Chief Justice.

Justice Opio Aweri joined the Judiciary in 1983 as a grade one magistrate and rose through the ranks to s Justice of the Supreme Court, a position he has held until the time of his death.

As a career Judicial officer, Justice Opio Aweri was appointed judge of the High Court in 1998 and later elevated to a Justice of the Court of Appeal in 2015. At the time of his demise, he was the Chief Inspector of the Courts of judicature.

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