Video below: SAPS media statement after major breakthrough in the Jayde Panayiotou murder investigation
In the press briefing this morning they confirmed that robbery was ruled out as a motive for the murder.
Further more they confirmed that two suspects had been arrested, both me aged 31 and 28. One was arrested during the week and a second last night.
Son reported a bit more, although not confirmed in the SAPS media statement.
They reported that they have learnt a close family member was arrested after a trap was set by the police. The man hired the two main suspects and paid them R80 000 to kidnap and murder her. After a deal was made with police the men requested a further R5000 payment from the family member as part of the police trap.
UPDATE – Report from EWN: “Eyewitness News has learnt that Jayde Panayiotou’s husband is the 28-year-old suspect who was arrested for her murder.”