Mrs World Snatches Mrs Sri Lanka's Crown And Gets Arrested


Mrs World has been arrested over Sunday's Mrs Sri Lanka crown snatching debacle.

"We have arrested Jurie and (her associate) Chula Manamendra in connection with a charge of assault and causing damage to Nelum Pokuna (theatre)," senior police official Ajith Rohana told the BBC Thursday.

Manamendra could be seen in the video helping remove the crown from the humiliated Pushpika De Silva's head, before throwing a triumphant raised fist salute to the crowd.

A court hearing for the pair is likely next week; they may be granted bail later on Thursday.

De Silva told reporters outside she would have dropped the charges had she received an apology — but never got one.

"I tried to end this out of court, but she has refused," she said. "I can forgive, but not forget." Read the story

 
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