Of the eight arrested, seven, including Mahindananda Aluthgamage’s son were later released on bail while the driver was remanded.The Police said that Aluthgamage’s son was in the Defender jeep at the time of the accident. A Defender type vehicle had crashed into the motorcycle of the Policeman and sped away followed by another jeep. Seven people were arrested today while Mahindananda Aluthgamage’s son was also taken into custody. The vehicle was seized yesterday. (Colombo Gazette) The son of United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Parliamentarian Mahindananda Aluthgamage was arrested today over a hit-and-run accident involving the Borella Police Traffic Officer In Charge (OIC).The OIC was critically injured in the accident in Bambalapitiya yesterday.