An Israeli man has been arrested at the Phuket International Airport with 55 5.56 mm bullets.
The Sakoo Police told the Phuket Express that on Wednesday (October 26th) they have arrested a 29-year-old Israeli man at the Phuket International Airport. He was heading to Bangkok. His full name, however, was not released by Sakoo police to the press.
Officers found 55 bullets, 5.56 mm, in his luggage which are used for a rifle after the X-ray process. The Israeli man admitted that the bullets belonged to him, according to Sakoo police.
The suspect was taken to the Sakoo Police Station in Thalang. He is facing charges of illegal possession of ammunition.
Police found that the suspect last visited Thailand in 2018. Last time, he arrived at Samui Island from Tel Aviv in Israel.
A statement from the suspect on why he had the bullets was not immediately made to the Thai press.