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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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Peru drug suspects can be heard singing

Michaella McCollum Connolly (left) and Melissa Reid. Credit: Police handout

Michaella McCollum and Melissa Reid, who are accused of drug smuggling, seem to be in high spirits inside the Lima police anti-drugs headquarters.

They can be heard singing "You're Just Too Good To Be True" from the pavement outside.

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