Two individual connected to the inhumane killing of an endangered eagle was arrested near Bambagala bridge in Habaradoowa, Kaduruduwa area last night.
Images of the incident, where the eagle was killed by skinning the bird alive, were posted on the social media websites.
After the incident was made public, the Wild Life Department asked IGP N. K. Illangakoon to take immediate action against the killers. Initiation investigations revealed that the eagle was killed near the Dabaragala Bridge in Habaraduwa.
The arrested individuals will be produced before the Galle Magistrate today.