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Wife killer Panayiotou loses appeal bid

PORT ELIZABETH, May 17 – Judge  Dayalin Chetty on Thursday dashed the hopes of convicted wife killer Christopher Panayiotou to have his murder conviction overturned by another court. Wife killer Christopher Panayiotou in a bid for leave to appeal murder conviction Chetty dismissed Panayiotou’s application for leave to appeal his murder conviction. Chetty said the judgment documented […]

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Wife killer Christopher Panayiotou in a bid for leave to appeal murder conviction

PORT ELIZABETH, May 16 – The Port Elizabeth High Court heard on Wednesday, that what was said in the undercover police sting operation which implicated wife killer Christopher Panayiotou, cannot be used against him. Panayiotou brought an application for leave to appeal his murder conviction. Defence advocate Terry Price argued before Judge Dayalin Chetty that […]

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Middleman in Jayde Panayiotou murder arrested

PORT ELIZABETH, May 7  – Nearly 6 months after his immunity from prosecution was revoked, the self-confessed middleman who helped arrange the murder of Port Elizabeth school teacher Jayde Panayiotou on behalf of her husband Christopher, was arrested on Monday in Kwazakhele. Hawks spokesperson, Captain Anelisa Feni confirmed the arrest and said Luthando Siyoni would face a charge […]

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Sentencing of Panayiotou for murder of teacher wife resumes in Eastern Cape

JOHANNESBURG, November 23 – Sentencing proceedings in the murder trial involving Christopher Panayiotou and his two co-accused will resume in the Port Elizabeth High Court on Thursday. Panayiotou has been found guilty of masterminding the kidnapping and murder of his school teacher wife, Jayde. On November 17, emotions were running high when Jayde’s sister Toni […]