The police had earlier said that amount to the tune of Rs 3.5 crore was in the car and that they had clear leads on which all accused were in possession of the money.
The woman, 31-year-old Asha, was attacked and her ornaments robbed off while she was on board the Guruvayur-Punalur Express train on April 28.
The woman, 31-year-old Asha, was attacked and her ornaments robbed off while she was on board the Guruvayur-Punalur Express train around 8.45 am on Wednesday.
The police have recovered 8kg of the stolen gold from the relatives of the accused from a slum in Mumbai.
An accident was staged at Kodakara during the wee hours of April 3, and both the car and the Rs 3.5 crore were stolen.
The officials launched a probe, brought in the dog squad and will check the CCTV footage to see if the 'intruder' has been caught on camera.
The doors and windows of the house are intact, police suspect that the thief might have jumped inside from a neighbouring house and entered through the backdoor.
Early probe revealed that the burnt body is that of Joby, an accused in the break-in at a house at Puthukkalavattam in Elamakkara on New Year's Eve.
The gang robbed the Muthoot Finance’s Hosur branch on Friday morning by threatening the employees at gunpoint.
The robbed gold, Rs 96,000 in cash and two firearms have been recovered from them, according to the Salem police.