Police have arrested Mrs. World 2020 winner Caroline Jurie after she allegedly injured one other contestant in the course of theon Sunday.
Throughout the ceremony, which was broadcast on nationwide TV, Jurie, who received Mrs. Sri Lanka in 2019 and went on to win the Mrs. World title, took the crown from 2021 winner Pushpika De Silva. Jurie claimed De Silva could not win Mrs. Sri Lanka as a result of she was divorced.
The competitors organizer and De Silva later confirmed she continues to be married. De Silva additionally posted in regards to the incident on Fb, saying she suffered ache on her cranium when the crown was snatched from her head and has been handled for accidents, in keeping with BBC News.
De Silva additionally stated she would take authorized motion for the “unreasonable and insulting” manner she was handled.
Police reportedly questioned Jurie and Chandimal Jayasinghe, the nationwide director of Mrs. Sri Lanka World, in regards to the incident, in keeping with BBC Information.
Now, two folks have been arrested, police spokesman Ajith Rohana told BBC News. “Police arrested Caroline Jurie and mannequin Chula Padmendra over Sunday’s incident on costs of straightforward harm and prison trigger,” Rohana stated.
Jurie and Chula Padmendra are set to seem in court docket on April 19.
After taking the crown, Jurie had positioned it on the primary runner up’s head, however De Silva has now been re-crowned, the pageant organizers stated. Additionally they anticipate Jurie to subject a public apology.
“We’re disillusioned,” Jayasinghe advised BBC Information after the incident. “It was a shame how Caroline Jurie behaved on the stage and the Mrs. World group has already begun an investigation on the matter.”