Mauritius international goalkeeper, Joseph Kinsley Steward Leopold who was part of the country’s team at the last Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign has been arrested by the Mauritius’ Anti-drug Smuggling Police Unit.
After they found 22 doses of heroin, razor blades, scales and materials used to package drugs in his Port Louis home.
According to the BBC, the police has been tracking Leopold, 27, for some time now while also gathering enough intelligence reports before they could swoop on him. Upon his arrest, some individuals around his home tried to stop the Anti Drug Smuggling unit (ADSU) from taking the player into police custody but he’s now in police custody and has been charged with Drug dealing.
Leopold is the goalkeeper for Mauritius Professional Football League champions team ASPL 2000 and helped them win the Charity Shield on Saturday on Rodrigues Island where they beat Pamplemousses SC 1-0.