Off-contract NRL player Jamil Hopoate has been arrested on a serious drug charge.

The 26-year-old is in custody after being refused bail by police earlier today.

The son of former footballer John Hopoate is facing one count of supplying a prohibited drug.

He will spend the night behind bars and appear in Central Local Court tomorrow.

Jamil Hopoate left the Broncos last year and hasn’t yet signed with another club.

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