he reigning Mrs World was arrested after allegedly injuring a fellow magnificence queen when she ripped off her crown on stage and offered it to another person saying she couldn’t win as a result of she was divorced.
Police in Sri Lanka arrested and bailed Caroline Jurie after the winner of the Mrs Sri Lanka pageant, Pushpika De Silva, filed a grievance.
Jurie was arrested when she got here to a police station to file her assertion, deputy inspector basic Ajith Rohana, mentioned, including that she was later launched on bail.
Rohana mentioned police acquired a grievance from De Silva that she suffered accidents when her crown was eliminated.
Rohana mentioned Jurie and a mannequin, Chula Padmendra, had been arrested on Thursday on expenses of “easy damage and felony pressure” and had been later launched on bail. The 2 ladies have been ordered to seem in court docket on April 19.
The winner of the Mrs Sri Lanka contest goes on to compete within the Mrs World contest. Jurie, who gained that competitors in 2020 in Las Vegas, instructed media she’s going to converse later.
“There are a whole lot of single mums like me at the moment who’re struggling in Sri Lanka,” she later instructed a press convention. “This crown is devoted to these ladies, these single mums who’re struggling to boost their youngsters alone.”
She added that she would take authorized motion for the “unreasonable and insulting” approach she was handled.
The prize was returned to her on Tuesday at a information convention, after pageant organisers confirmed she was not a divorcee and apologised to her.
The official Mrs World Instagram account acknowledged De Silva’s victory in a quick put up along with her photograph on Tuesday.