Peru drugs accused await fate
Two women arrested on suspicion of trying to smuggle cocaine worth £1.5million from Peru are waiting to find out if they will be charged.
Michaella McCollum, 20, from Dungannon, Co Tyrone, in Northern Ireland, and Melissa Reid, 20, from Glasgow, have spent the last two weeks in custody over drug trafficking allegations.
The pair were arrested while trying to board a flight from Lima to Madrid. Peruvian police said they found around 11 kilos (24lb) of cocaine hidden inside food packages.
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