Customs officials in Shenzhen in Guangdong province found 212.9 carats of diamonds in the alleged smuggler's insoles when he passed through Luohu port, which links Hong Kong with inland cities, reports Xinhua.
"The man was suspicious as he sometimes tiptoed. When he found that we were looking at him, he quickly shifted to normal walking posture," said a customs officer surnamed Wang.
Customs officers asked the man to take off his shoes. When they removed his insoles, they found several bags of sparkling diamonds.
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