Mrs World Caroline Jurie removes the crown of Mrs Sri Lanka winner Pushpika de Silva during a beauty pageant for married women in Colombo on Sunday. Photo: AFP Mrs World Caroline Jurie removes the crown of Mrs Sri Lanka winner Pushpika de Silva during a beauty pageant for married women in Colombo on Sunday. Photo: AFP
Mrs World Caroline Jurie removes the crown of Mrs Sri Lanka winner Pushpika de Silva during a beauty pageant for married women in Colombo on Sunday. Photo: AFP
Sri Lanka

Mrs World arrested after crown tussle with Mrs Sri Lanka

  • Beauty pageant winner Pushpika de Silva says she was injured when world title holder Caroline Jurie pulled off her crown during dispute over her marital status
  • Only married women are eligible for the Mrs Sri Lanka and Mrs World contests; de Silva says she is separated, not divorced

Topic |   Sri Lanka
Mrs World Caroline Jurie removes the crown of Mrs Sri Lanka winner Pushpika de Silva during a beauty pageant for married women in Colombo on Sunday. Photo: AFP Mrs World Caroline Jurie removes the crown of Mrs Sri Lanka winner Pushpika de Silva during a beauty pageant for married women in Colombo on Sunday. Photo: AFP
Mrs World Caroline Jurie removes the crown of Mrs Sri Lanka winner Pushpika de Silva during a beauty pageant for married women in Colombo on Sunday. Photo: AFP
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