Jan 03, 2019

Animal lovers to protest against Charlie's murder

A protest demonstration will be held in Negombo tomorrow (04) against the brutal death of Charlie, a Labrador who was set afire by unknown persons on Dec. 31.

The protest, organised by the organisation, 'Save a paw with love' is to be joined by several other animal rights organisations and animal lovers, reports add.

Charlie was doused by Kerosene and set on fire while in his kennel by trespasser/s on Dec. 31.

Charlie, who suffered extensive burn injuries had died afterwards.

Speaking to media, a spokesperson for 'Save a paw with love' said that a reward of Rs. 150,000 would be offered to anyone who has reliable information on those behind the incident.

Reports add that the organisation is also to meet PM Ranil Wickremesinghe on Jan. 05 for a discussion and is to request to pass and enact the Animal Welfare Bill in Sri Lanka.

Negombo police has initiated an investigation on this regard. However, no one is yet to be arrested.

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