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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 smuggling suspects brought to detention centre

Melissa Reid and Michaela McCollum have been taken to a taken to a detention centre in the Peruvian capital of Lima.

The pair arrived from court to a media scrum and were followed by Melissa's father William in another car. It is unclear whether they have been formally charged.

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