The old rule that an admission of one accused is not admissible against his co-accused was confirmed in
S v LITAKO AND OTHERS 2014 (2) SACR 431 (SCA)
Evidence — Admissibility — Hearsay evidence — Admissibility of in terms of s 3 of Law of Evidence Amendment Act 45 of 1988 — Extra-curial confession or admission of one accused inadmissible against other accused.
The extra-curial confession or admission of one accused is not admissible against other accused. S v Ndhlovu and Others 2002 (2) SACR 325 (SCA) reconsidered.
An appeal from convictions and sentences imposed for murder and robbery with aggravating circumstances in the Rustenburg Circuit Court (Hendricks J).