Chief of Saku Police Station Pol Col Jirasak Siemsak orded Pol Maj Prawat Tantiputsapat, the investigator of Saku Police Station and his team to arrest the 32-year-old, Sudanese national identified as Eyas Mohamed Alhassan Mahmoud Alammas for possession of a black ammunition magazine and nine 7.65 millimetre bullets.
Security personnel were alerted when the man, carrying his luggage, passed through a security checkpoint and bag scanner at Phuket International Airport at 7:50am.
The man was apparently attempting to travel on Air Asia domestic flight FD3030 to Don Muang International Airport in Bangkok.
Mr Eyas informed officials that he forgot that he had the bullets in his bag and that he never intended to bring them to Thailand. He admitted that they belonged to him. But, he refused to confirm and sign the police report documenting the incident.
Mr Eyas has been charged for possession of illegal ammunition. Police are continuing their investigation.