The victims include a mother and daughter who have claimed to have lost 35 sovereigns of gold ornaments and two mobile phones.
Statistics revealed that the department had so far seized Rs 40.9 crore of gold this fiscal, as against Rs 41.8 crore last year.
The decision was taken by the CM in a high-level meeting held to discuss the issue.
Only 800 tons of gold is imported to India every year. Yet at least 1,000 tons of gold is added to the market every year.
The five people who were killed in the accident at Ramanattukara in Kozhikode in the wee hours of Monday hailed from Cherpulassery.
The new regulation makes it compulsory to hallmark gold jewellery before it is stored or sold to ensure purity of the precious metal.
The police have recovered 8kg of the stolen gold from the relatives of the accused from a slum in Mumbai.
Hallmarking is being made mandatory to ensure purity of gold ornaments. Hallmark licence is mandatory for traders with or without GST registration.
The ED might come under pressure if the contents of the letter also referred to the matters conveyed in the confidential statements submitted before the court.
This is the first eatery to serve edible gold burger in Kerala.