Nurse Trish Garikayi, 37 has been ordered by a court to repay her former boyfriend love-struck businessman, Wisdom Penfold, 58,to sum of £116,000 in cash and gifts he showered upon her while they were dating, but later went sour after he caught her cheating.
The lady was a given a Porsche 911 and a £100,000 diamond bracelet from Aspreys. Mr Penfold claimed their relationship turned sour after he caught her in bed with another man.
The pair ended up locked in a bitter court battle over money.Daily Mail reports.
They met in a hospital cafe in 2009, but Mr Penfold claimed the ‘perfect’ relationship came to an end in 2015, when he caught her with another man.
A judge at Central London County Court has ruled that she ‘misappropriated’ money Mr Penfold entrusted to her when blinded by love.
Miss Garikayi has been ordered to repay him £116,000, lawyers’ bills, plus a 20% share of her £340,000 home.
She earlier claimed to be a ‘kept woman’ and insisted that the money, like the luxury goods he lavished upon her, was a non-returnable gift.
But Judge Alexander Hill-Smith said she had her ‘eyes firmly on winning the case’ and ‘unhesitatingly preferred’ Mr Penfold’s account of events.
After the judge announced his decision, Miss Garikayi hurled her £2,500 engagement ring across the courtroom towards her ex-fiance.
Mr Penfold calmly picked up the discarded diamond band and handed it to his solicitor.
Earlier he accused her of spending over £200,000 of his money, which was supposed to go towards a home for the loved-up couple. He came home unexpectedly to find his younger lover with a doctor in the house,