Just sleeve now: British woman deported from Sri Lanka because her Buddha tattoo insults local religion

A British woman has been arrested and is facing deportation in Sri Lanka over a Buddha tattoo on her arm.

Naomi Michelle Coleman, 37, was taken into custody at the airport in Colombo, after she arrived from India.

Ms Coleman, who has a tattoo of a Buddha seated on a lotus flower on her right arm, was arrested for ‘hurting others’ religious feelings,’ a police spokesman said.

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