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One of Australia’s most wanted fugitives found hiding in the bottom of a boat

One of Australia's most wanted fugitives has been found hiding in the hull of a yacht leaving Darwin yesterday.

Northern Territory Police's Joint Organised Crime Taskforce found Mark Horne on the boat as it tried to leave Cullen Bay Marina in the late afternoon.

Horne has been on the run since October, when he allegedly cut off his electronic monitoring bracelet and vanished in the Sydney suburb of Riverwood.

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The bikie associate was on bail before a trial over the shooting of a truck driver in 2020.

NSW Police allege $550,000 was stolen from his truck. The driver survived the shooting.

Horne had surrendered his passport as a condition for his bail, but police at the time believed he was planning on fleeing overseas.

He was taken into custody after his discovery and will face an extradition hearing in Darwin on Monday.

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Mark Horne has distinctive tattoos on his arms, leg and neck.

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