Peru pair face 'up to three years' awaiting trial

Two British drug trafficking suspects face "at least one to three years" in custody in Peru awaiting trial and up to 25 years in jail if they are convicted, a Latin American legal expert has told ITV News.

Stefano Lucatello said Michaela McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid have "no chance" of being released on bail and that the UK Government will not intervene in the case.

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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.