Supreme Court Lady Justice Mary Stella Arach Amoko passed away at the age of 69 at around 4:00 a.m. Saturday morning at Nakasero Hospital, according to a statement by the Judiciary. The cause of death is yet to be disclosed,
The Judiciary sends their condolences to the family of the late justice.
“Our sincere condolences go out to the family of the late Hon. Justice Stella Arach Amoko, the judiciary, the legal fraternity, the country, and the East African region as a whole,” he said.
Buteera said that the judiciary has lost an extraordinary jurist who has been a champion of justice.
Justice Arach was appointed a justice of the Supreme Court in 2013, a position she has held until her death. She joined the judiciary in 1997 as a judge of the High Court and was raised to justice of the Court of Appeal in 2010.