Man arrested near remote Australian island trying to flee on jetski

A British man wanted on drugs charges has been arrested off a remote island in Australia while trying to flee the country on a jet ski.

The 57-year-old was taken into custody on Saibai Island, just 4km (2.5 miles) south of Papua New Guinea, after travelling 150km from north Australia.

The man was found on mudflats and there were reports he had been carrying a crossbow and other supplies.

Source : BBC News