The police have arrested eleven people over cruelty to animals at two separate locations yesterday.
A woman was arrested in Galle for pouring kerosene oil on a dog and setting the dog on fire.
The woman had killed the stray animal when it came into her house.
A foreigner who attempted to save the dog had lodged a complaint with the police over the incident.
Meanwhile ten people were arrested in Alawathugoda yesterday for stealing, killing and then eating a turtle.
The turtle had been at a school pond and was stolen by the suspects and then killed, cooked and consumed. (Information courtesy Lankadeepa)