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 face 'really harsh conditions'

Two women who have been charged with attempting to smuggle £1.5 million worth of cocaine out of Peru, are in for "really, really harsh conditions" according to the head of a prison charity.

Pauline Crowe, Chief Executive of Prisoners Abroad, told Daybreak the women would have to buy their own food and could not expect medical support.

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