Two Americans fined in Thailand for “butt selfie” & # 39; in the temple


BANGKOK – Thai authorities have fined two American tourists for public indecency for posing for a "rear selfie" in front of a famous Buddhist temple, police said Wednesday.

The two, whom police identified as Joseph Dasilva, 38, and Travis Dasilva, 36, were arrested Tuesday night at an airport in the capital, Bangkok.

Each of them was fined 5,000 baht ($ 154) for undressing his bad for a photograph taken last week at Bangkok's Wat Arun, or Temple of Dawn.