Naude and Another v S (488/10) [2010] ZASCA 138

16th November 2010

Approach to evaluation of evidence ─ totality of evidence to be considered ─ failure by accused to testify in circumstances calling for an answer ─ court unlikely to reject credible evidence which an accused has chosen not to deny ─ in such instances an accused's failure to testify almost bound to strengthen the case of the prosecution.