Link Police: It was a jewel of a smuggling attempt Sri Lankan man accused of swallowing 2,060 diamonds packed in condoms msnbc.com msnbc.com updated 10/28/2010 2:35:09 PM ET ...Mohammed Shakif, 43, of Galle, Sri Lanka, is accused of attempting to smuggle 2,060 diamonds worth up to about $670,000 through Chennai airport. He was intercepted by suburban police acting on a tip Tuesday, BNO News Service reported. Shakif was taken to the police station and later to a hospital where an X-ray of his stomach was taken. Shakif then confessed that he had been hired to smuggle the stones.... In order to "get them out" they fed him bananas! :yow: He said he was going to use the money to buy a condomminium.