Trio 'found at outback karaoke bar' sent back to NSW after facing court
Three friends from NSW arrested in a Coober Pedy karaoke bar have been ordered to get back in their plane and get out of South Australia.To get more news about Melbourne City Karaoke, you can visit starsktv.com.au official website.
The trio are accused of touching down after the SA border closed and again after being denied entry into the Northern Territory.
Amelia Johnson, Elizabeth Nichols and Thomas St Hill were taken to Coober Pedy airport, under police guard.They were released on bail, ordered to get back in their Cessna aircraft and fly home to NSW.
The pilots touched down a day after SA shut its border with NSW amid the growing COVID-19 outbreak, boasting on social media about a Coober Pedy sunrise.
From there, they flew to Uluru, but when the NT denied them entry the trio returned to SA.They were arrested at the United Bowls Club, in the outback town of Coober Pedy, in the midst of Friday night karaoke.
Right throughout our response we've seen instances of people who have sought to undermine our border protections and we've taken strict actions against those people," he said.
"These three individuals are no different.
"And they did create a short scare... one of the group initially tested positive to COVID- fortunately, it was a false reading."
The trio has been ordered to return to court, but won't have to appear in person.