PORT ELIZABETH - The mistress of murder-accused Christopher Panayiotou, has admitted to receiving expensive gifts from him.
Channel Coutts was testifying in the Port Elizabeth High Court where Panayiotou is accused of paying a hitman R80,000 to murder his wife, Jayde Panayiotou, over two years ago.
Coutts worked for the family as a store manager for four years.
She's denied any knowledge of large amounts of money being taken.
She's also denied being pregnant at the time of the murder, or using drugs.
The trial continues.