n South African Journal of Criminal Justice - General principles and specific crimes : recent case

Volume 23, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1011-8527
  • E-ISSN: 1996-2118



The court noted the need to engage in inferential reasoning in establishing intention, and cited the cautionary injunctions in the cases of 1967 (4) SA 566 (A) and 1999 (2) SACR 597 (SCA) in this regard (at paras 6-8). Given the careful steps taken by the appellants to avoid detection, the court held that it could be inferred that the appellants did not foresee the possibility of detection (at para 14).

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