They were taken into custody this afternoon over the recent controversy at the Mrs. Sri Lanka beauty pageant held at the Nelum Pokuna Theatre on Sunday (April 04).
Mrs. Sri Lanka Pushpika de Silva had lodged a complaint with the Police citing injuries and trauma caused to her during the melee that took place during her crowning.
Meanwhile, Mrs. World Inc, issuing a statement, expressed their regret regarding the behaviour of their current titleholder, Caroline Jurie, and stated that action will be taken on her based on an assessment of the incident at the pageant.
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Caroline Jurie & Chula arrested by police over Mrs. Sri Lankan scandal
Mrs. WorldCaroline Jurie and a leading model Chula Padmendra have been arrested by theofficials of the Cinamn Garden Police station.
The arrest hasbeen made in connection with a complaint made by Pushpika de Silva overthe forcible removal of her crown at the Mrs. Sri Lanka pageant.
PushpikaDe Silva was declared Mrs. Sri Lanka 2021 at a ceremony held at the AsPushpika De Silva was about to celebrate her victory, Caroline Jurie stormed onstage and said the pageant rule note that divorcees cannot be crowned aswinners and removed the crown from De Silva.
Jurie said Pushpika De Silva was a divorcee and hence was ineligible to win thecrown.Thereafter,Jurie placed the crown on the first runner-up’s head while Pushpika De Silvaleft the stage.