Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid,  who were arrested in Peru on suspicion of drug trafficking.  Photograph: Sky News/PA Wire

Belfast lawyer Peter Madden has expressed concern that drug-smuggling suspect Michaella McCollum Connolly could be held for months or years in Peru be(...)

Anti-narcotics police stand guard outside the headquarters of the anti-drug unit of the National Police of Peru in Lima, where Michaella McCollum Connolly and  Melissa Reid are being detained. Photograph: Mariana Bazo/Reuters

Cocaine smuggling suspects Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid have been interrogated by police in the anti-drugs unit in Lima.The women were(...)

A screengrab taken from a video released by Peruvian police of  Melissa Reid (right) and Michaella McCollum Connolly (left) after their arrest in Lima on suspicion of drug trafficking.

The lawyer representing an Irish woman held in Peru last night renewed her claim she was forced by an armed gang to smuggle drugs and said she is read(...)

Policemen stand guard outside the headquarters of the anti-drug unit of the National Police of Peru in Lima, where Belfast resident Michaella McCollum Connolly and British citizen Melissa Reid are detained. Photograph: Mariana Bazo/Reuters.

The father of one of two women held on suspicion of drug smuggling in Peru has vowed to bring his daughter home.William Reid flew to the capital Lima (...)

Irish woman Michaella McCollum Connolly (left)  and British woman Melissa Reid are seen being questioned by police after they were  arrested at Lima’s international airport for allegedly attempting to smuggle cocaine to Spain. Photograph: Reuters

A solicitor representing the Irish woman held on suspicion of drug-smuggling in Peru has said she will deny the charges when she appears in court. As (...)

Michaella McCollum Connolly (L) and Melissa Reid say they were held captive in Spain against their will before being forced to bring drugs  on a flight from Peru. Photograph: Peruvian National Police/Handout/Reuters.

An Irish woman being detained in Peru on drug smuggling charges has claimed she was forced to travel there against her will after being held captive (...)

A screen shot of Michaella McCollum Connolly (20) and British teenager Melissa Reid being questioned Lima Airport after the  discovery of more than 11.5kg of cocaine in their luggage. Photograph: Reuters

An Irish woman and a British national being held by Peruvian police on suspicion of drug trafficking offences have claimed that they were forced at gu(...)

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