The Peru Two are the collective name of Michaella McCollum Connolly from Dungannon, Northern Ireland and Melissa Reid from Glasgow, Scotland, both 20 whom, on 6 August 2013 were arrested for drug smuggling at Lima Airport in Peru, after their luggage was found to contain 11 kg of cocaine. They initially claimed they had been forced to carry the drugs by an armed gang.
However, they subsequently pleaded guilty to drug smuggling, in order to receive a lighter sentence than the maximum sentence of 15 years that Peruvian law allowed for such crimes. On 17 December 2013, the pair were sentenced to 6 years and eight months in prison.
The Peru two are hoping to be transferred to their respective countries to serve the remainder of their sentences in prisons in their home countries. 
The duo have received extensive press in the UK and also around the world since their arrest.
- "Fresh claims the ‘Peru Two’ arrest was a diversion for other drug mules". Irish Central. September 6, 2013. Retrieved 17 December 2013.
- McDonald, Henry (17 December 2013). "British drug mules jailed for more than six years in Peru". The Guardian. Retrieved 17 December 2013.
- "Drugs mule Michaella McCollum hoping to escape 'appalling' Peruvian jail to serve out sentence at home". evoke.ie. 7 January 2015.
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