A Sri Lankan beauty queen who sparked a brawl for the crown was arrested for the altercation on stage, police said Thursday.
Ruling « woman of the world » Caroline Jurie became a « simple injury and a criminal » Reasons ”in connection with the chaos on Sunday evening was arrested at a pageant in Colombo, the BBC reported.
Jurie, who is from Sri Lanka, started the riot when she jumped on stage to meet the new“ Mrs. Sri Lankan winner Pushpika De Silva reported the point of sale.
She tore the crown off De Silva’s head, claiming she was in fact divorced and thus excluded from holding the title.
« There is a rule who prevented women who are already married and divorced. So I’m taking steps to bring the crown to second place, « Jurie told the crowd.
De Silva had to be hospitalized after the debacle being treated for head injuries, the BBC reported.
She later told reporters that she was taking legal action over the « unreasonable and abusive » way she was treated, the BBC reported.
« The police arrested Caroline Jurie and model Chula Padmendra for the incident on Sunday for simple injuries and criminal reasons, » police spokesman Ajith Rohana told the BBC.
« We are disappointed. It was a shame the way Caroline Jurie behaved on stage and the Mrs. World organization has already started an investigation into the matter, « said the store’s organizers.
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