just before the finish, the Australian police has stopped an alleged drug criminal, the wanted with a Jet-Ski across the open sea out of the country.

The 57-year-old Briton was on his sport, just ahead of the coast of the neighboring state of Papua new Guinea arrested, the police announced. Only four kilometers would be needed. From the northernmost point of Australia up to Papua new Guinea, there are over the water about 150 kilometers.

According to police, the warrant wanted man was observed as he did on the Cape York Peninsula with the Jet-Ski on the way. Only in the Wadden sea off the island of Saibai, the escape for him was to end. Police spokesman Jo Crooks said: “Everyone who believes, to Australia just to leave, should think again.” The man is a process of waiting now.

dpa