High Court judge Justice Tadius Bernard Karwi has died.
The judge, who was 57, passed away on Saturday. Deputy Secretary of the Judicial Service Commission Rex Shana confirmed the death, saying Justice Karwi succumbed to cardiac arrest at West End Hospital in Harare on Saturday night.
Born on July 11, 1955, Justice Karwi did his primary and secondary education in Zimbabwe before proceeding to the University of Nairobi in Kenya, where he studied for and obtained a Bachelor of Laws Degree in 1981.
On his return, Justice Karwi joined the Attorney-General’s Office where he worked from 1981 to 1989 before joining power utility Zesa as corporate secretary and legal advisor.
He was appointed judge of the High Court in April 2002, a position he held until his death.
Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku expressed sadness at the death of Justice Karwi, saying the entire Judicial Service Commission was in mourning.
Judge Karwi is survived by his wife and five children. Mourners are gathered at 38 Waller Road, Groombridge, Mount Pleasant in Harare. Burial arrangements will be announced in due course.