Syrian Man Arrested at Phuket Airport for Using a Fake Passport

Phuket –

A Syrian man was arrested at Phuket International Airport on Sunday (April 22nd) after he was found to be using a fake UAE passport.

Phuket Immigration Officers told the Phuket Express that at 3:00 P.M. on the day in question they arrested a foreign man who they identified only as a 52 year old Syrian man. He was arrested at the International Departure Terminal in the airport.

He was taken to the Sakoo Police Station to face charges of using a fake passport (UAE). It was unclear how he had originally entered Thailand or if he had used the same fake passport. The Syrian man had not released any statements as of press time.

Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.