PORT ELIZABETH – The murder trial of Christopher Panayiotou, the Port Elizabeth businessman accused of paying hitmen to kill his wife Jayde, was on Monday postponed to 2 December.
Panayiotou (28) appeared briefly in the Port Elizabeth magistrate’s court.
At his next appearance in December, the court is expected to set the date for his trial to proceed in the Grahamstown High Court.
She was assaulted, thrown in the boot of a car and shot twice in the back and once in the head.
On Monday, Panayiotou was joined in the dock by the alleged triggerman, Sizwe Prince Vumazonke.
The pair appeared on charges of murder, conspiracy to commit murder, robbery with aggravating circumstances, kidnapping and defeating the ends of justice.
– Africa News Agency