The two tourists, from Britain and Canada, said they were drunk in the early morning of Oct. 18 when they completed the feat, Fox News reported on Oct. 28. At present, they are charged with destroying cultural relics, has been detained by Thai police, waiting for them may be 10 years in prison and a million baht (210,000 yuan) fine.
Thai police found the two tourists, a 22-year-old Canadian woman Brittany Schneider and a 23-year-old British man Lee Furlong, through surveillance video.
The following is their masterpiece on the wall of the ancient city of Chiang Mai.
Source: the sun is the same below.
Lee Furlong sprayed Scousse Lee on the wall, which was the wrong spelling for Scouse, meaning Liverpool Lee; Brittany sprayed the letter B on the wall with her initials.
Brittany said she had been in prison for three nights before bail was released. Now, they are afraid of their next fate, because they are still waiting for the verdict.
I live in fear. Im very sorry for what Ive done, Brittany told the Canadian media. Im at a loss now except to be sorry. I just want to go home.
She said that she and her friends went out drinking and drunk. On the way back to the hotel, she and Livron found a small bottle of spray paint, and they decided to find a place to spray it.
October 18th surveillance video screenshot
When I finished writing B, I was conscious and stopped. I knew it was very bad, she said. But it was too late.
Its silly. Im drunk. I dont know what Im doing, he told the Sun. I picked up a bottle of paint on the roadside, and I really regret it.
After two people graffiti on the wall, they were arrested by the Thailand police in the hotel. Police showed them the surveillance video in the early hours of the day, and they were accused of destroying the registered cultural relics. Subsequently, two people were taken to the police station.
Chiang Mai police said: the defendant will be investigated and prosecuted according to law.
Although the graffiti on the wall has now been dealt with, the two men were taken to the side of the wall and photographed pointing to the place where the graffiti was painted.
22 year old Canadian woman Brittany Schneider (left) and 23 year old British male Li Fulong (right)
Leveron said his passport had been taken away and that he and Brittany would be in court in about two weeks. Liverons mother said he suffered from a rare brain disorder and the news of his grandmothers impending death that day caused him to scribble on the walls of the city, the Daily Mail reported Thursday. Source: observer net responsibility editor: Wang Lishan _NBJS7182
Leveron said his passport had been taken away and that he and Brittany would be in court in about two weeks.