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.
The ED and Customs would chart their further course of action after discussing the matter with legal experts.
The Enforcement Directorate is also preparing to defend itself against the Kerala government bid to corner it alleging mental torture of a few officials
Pinarayi claimed Muraleedharan, on multiple occasions, had said the baggage seized by the Customs was not a diplomatic one.
CPM said the intention of the central government has become clear with the Customs submitting a 'secret statement', given by one of the accused months ago, just after the election was declared.
All the five are suspected to be part of a gold-smuggling gang based in Malappuram, the police said.