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Peru drug suspects face 18 years

Peruvian prosecutors have warned that a British and an Irish woman charged with trying to smuggle cocaine worth £1.5 million out of the country could face up to 18 years in jail if they are convicted.

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Father of drug suspect arrives in Peru

William Reid, 53, has arrived in Lima to see his daughter. Credit: Reuters

The father of Melissa Reid, who is being held on suspicison of drug smuggling, has arrived in Peru.

William Reid, 53, has flown from Glasgow to Lima to visit his daughter who, along with Michaella McCollum Connolly, could face up to eight years in prison if found guilty of drug smuggling.

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