Peru: two women from UK detained for transporting drugs, sentenced six years to prison

Posted on December 17, 2013 • Filed under: Peru, Tourist Arrested reported Michaela McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid have been sentenced to six years and eight months in jail on drug trafficking charges. The pair’s lawyer says the two women, who pleaded guilty to the charges, are not appealing the ruling. The 20-year-olds were stopped at Lima airport in August with £1.5m of cocaine in their luggage. Read Article – Video

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