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Briton, Canadian arrested for graffiti on wall

Two tourists charged with vandalism for spray-painting graffiti on the wall at the historic Tha Phae Gate in Chiang Mai face up to 10 years in prison if found guilty, police say.

Briton Furlong Lee and Canadian Brittney Schneider, both 23, were arrested at a guesthouse in Chiang Mai on Thursday and are being held at the provincial court, police said.

Closed-circuit video showed the pair spray-painting the red brick wall near the Tha Phae Gate, the main entrance to the city's old town.

"They admitted to the crime," Pol Maj Anon Cherdchutrakulthong told Reuters. "When people visit somewhere they should know not to [leave] graffiti."

Reuters was unable to reach Ms Schneider or Mr Lee for comment.

Pol Maj Anon said the pair did not yet have a lawyer, adding that they showed signs of having been intoxicated when arrested.

Video obtained by Reuters showed the words "Scouser Lee B" painted on the wall in an apparent reference to the English city of Liverpool. Police did not confirm Mr Lee's hometown.

The pair face up to 10 years in jail, a fine of up to 1 million baht or both, if found guilty, police said.
Anyone who goes to a psychiatrist should have his head examined.

Offline thaiga

foreigner steals bike of security guard, did you know that the penalty for theft during the hours of darkness is more serious than during the day time. the way he drove away into the traffic it might be an ambulance he needs next time, sure looks like indian.

Anyone who goes to a psychiatrist should have his head examined.