Mrs. Sri Lanka Speaks Out After Crown Snatching
Caroline Jurie, the reigning Mrs. World who Mrs. Sri Lanka World Pushpika De Silva accused of injuring her after Jurie grabbed the crown from her head at a latest pageant, was arrested on April 8.
Police spokesman Ajith Rohana advised the BBC each Jurie and mannequin Chula Padmendra have been arrested over the incident on fees of easy damage and legal trigger.
Chandimal Jayasinghe, the nationwide director of Mrs. Sri Lanka World, advised the Colombo Gazette he, Jurie, Padmendra and De Silva recorded statements on the Cinnamon Gardens Police station in Colombo earlier within the day and that Jurie and Padmendra have been arrested shortly after. Per the BBC, Jurie and Padmendra have been bailed out and are anticipated to seem in Colombo Magistrates Courtroom on April 19.
The arrests got here days after De Silva was named the winner of the Mrs. Sri Lanka World pageant on April 4. Moments after the crowning, Jurie, who obtained the identical title final 12 months, interrupted the ceremony to object the choice.
“As for the Mrs. World Inc, there is a rule that you will have to be married and never divorced,” she mentioned, in keeping with footage of the televised broadcast shared by the Colombo Gazette. “So, I am taking my first steps saying that the crown goes to the primary runner-up.”