26/09/2013

Peru Prosecutes Say Confession Needs More Details

Prosecutors in Peru have demanded more information from Co Tyrone women Michaella McCollum, saying that her guilty plea is not enough to guarantee her a reduced sentence.

According to reports authorities are unsatisfied with the plea entered by both McCollum and Melissa Reid, of Lenzie, near Glasgow, saying that their initial version of events is "unbelievable".

The prosecutor is said to be asking for another hearing date to allow the women the chance to provide more detailed information in their confessions.

(MH/CD)

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