Suspect arrested for setting dog on fire in Negombo

A suspect has been arrested for setting a dog on fire in Negombo, the Police said.The Police said that a 38 year old man was arrested in Periyamulla over the incident. Animal rights activists said that the Labrador named Charlie was burnt alive in Negombo by trespassers on a private property this week.Vets had made attempts to save the life of the dog which suffered extensive burn injuries but the animal had died. (Colombo Gazette) Related story: Police probe incident where dog was set on fire in NegomboRelated story: Sagala assures will push for Animal Welfare Bill

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