Joseph Kinsley Steward Leopold, an Association sportive Port-Louis (ASPL) 2000 footballer, was arrested on Tuesday September 27.
Officers of the Anti-Drug and Smuggling Unit of Plaine-Verte found heroin with a street value of Rs 15,000 during a search at his home in Roche-Bois.
According to a source of information, the drug is intended for distribution. An investigation has been opened by the police. It is led by the CI Ramburuth under the supervision of sergeant Conhyedoss.