By Kgomotso Ramotsho
In a press release, the Gauteng Division of the High Court said Judge President Dunstan Mlambo was saddened by the news of the passing of Judge Jacobus Pierre Roux. Judge Roux served as a High Court Judge of the Gauteng Division from 1986 until his retirement in 2003. During 1982 and 1983 he was appointed as an acting judge at the then Transvaal Provincial Division of the Supreme Court and in 1986 he was permanently appointed as judge of the same court.
Judge Roux also acted as a judge at the Bophuthatswana High Court Mmabatho in 2002. He was discharged from active service in 2003, at the age of 70 and passed away in March at the age of 84.
Kgomotso Ramotsho Cert Journ (Boston) Cert Photography (Vega) is the news reporter at De Rebus.
This article was first published in De Rebus in 2017 (April) DR 6.