Michaella McCollum from Dungannon and Melissa Reid from Lenzie are being held in Lima, Peru on suspicion of drug trafficking
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Peru arrests: Women 'forced at gunpoint' to carry drugs

Two women held in Peru over suspected drug trafficking have told a visiting cleric they were forced at gunpoint by Colombian gangsters to carry the drugs.

Melissa Reid, 19, from Lenzie, near Glasgow, and Michaella McCollum, 20, from Dungannon, were stopped trying to board a flight to Madrid last week.

Will Grant reports from Lima.

  • 14 Aug 2013
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