Two girls and cocaine in Peru - level 3

Two girls and cocaine in Peru - level 3

21-08-2013 14:00

"What's your name?"

"Melissa Reid."

This is the moment two British girls were caught allegedly trying to smuggle £1.5 million of cocaine out of Peru in their suitcases.

"What's your nationality?"


“You were going…”
"Where was I going to? Madrid - Majorca."

"What's your name?"

"Michaella McCollum."

"What's your nationality?"


"Irish. And was your travel?"

"Madrid - Majorca - Lima…"

"And I was forced to take these bags in my luggage."

"You know contain drugs?"

"I did not know about that."

Nineteen-year-old Melissa Reid from Glasgow and twenty-year-old Michaella Conolly from Northern Ireland were arrested last Tuesday as they prepared to board a flight from Lima to Madrid. Police apparently found 25 pounds (11.3 kilograms) of cocaine in 34 food parcels in their luggage.

If found guilty, the girls could be locked up for 25 years in Prison in Peru.

Difficult words: allegedly (it is not sure), apparently (it looks like it but we don't know it for sure).

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