A son of a Superintendent of Police has been arrested over an accident that led to critical injuries to the Officer in Charge of Traffic, Borella.
In addition, five persons including Parliamentarian Mahindananda Aluthgamage’s son Ranishka Aluthgamage, have been arrested in connection with the incident.
The SUV that was involved in the accident was found parked at a residence in Pelawatte, Battaramulla yesterday.
The accident was reported in Bambalapitiya at around 4:35 last morning when the Officer was travelling to the Colpetty Police Station while on duty.
The Traffic OIC is currently receiving treatment at the Colombo National Hospital. Hospital sources say he has been taken in for a surgery.
Meanwhile further investigations into the incident are currently underway.