Panayiotou back in court

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Christopher Panayiotou

JOHANNESBURG - The trial of murder-accused Christopher Panayiotou and two co-accused will resume in the Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth on Tuesday.

Panayiotou is accused of orchestrating the death of his wife Jayde in 2015.

The Port Elizabeth school teacher was abducted outside the couple’s home.

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Her body was discovered a day later in a field on the outskirts of KwaNobhule near Uitenhage.

It's alleged her businessman husband Panayiotou paid a bouncer from his nightclub to hire a hitman to kidnap and kill Jayde.

The alleged hitman, Sizwe Vumazonke has since died.

A video emerged in June in which Panayiotou tells his co-accused it was meant to look like a robbery.