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In their final written submission to the Supreme Court in the Sushant Singh Rajput family vs Rhea Chakraborty petition hearing, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said that there is no question of transferring the case to Mumbai as there is no case filed or pending there. The CBI's submission goes against Rhea Chakraborty's petition itself, where she had requested for the Sushant Singh Rajput case to be transferred to Mumbai under the Mumbai Police as the actor lived and died there. She had also added that if the case is investigated in Bihar, she won't receive a fair trial. Sushant Singh Rajput died by suicide on the morning of June 14 in his Bandra, Mumbai home.

The CBI's submission also called the Mumbai Police's recording of statements of 56 witnesses as "bereft of any legal backing" and requested the honourable Supreme Court to not make an observation that, in any way, affects the investigation of the Enforcement Directorate (ED). The ED is carrying out a parallel probe based on the deceased actor's father, KK Singh's FIR, filed in Patna's Rajiv Nagar Police against Rhea. He had alleged that she had siphoned off Rs 15 crore from Sushant Singh Rajput's bank accounts, along with accusing her of abetment of suicide and harassment. The ED is carrying out its investigation under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002.

Here are the key points of the CBI's written submission to the Supreme Court in the Sushant Singh Rajput case:

. CBI has already registered an FIR while acceding to the request made by the State of Bihar.
. The Enforcement Directorate, a central agency acting under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002, is also investigating.
. In conclusion, it is therefore prayed that -
a) It is desirable that a predicate offence is also investigated by the CBI which is a central agency; and
b) This Hon'ble Court may not make any observations which might affect the investigation being conducted by the Enforcement Directorate, which is not the subject matter of the present proceedings.
. There are no two cases pending in two different States in the present case.
. The Maharashtra Police has not registered an FIR.
. As per the affidavit of Maharashtra Police, it is an admitted position that they are at the stage of Section 174, read with Section 175 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) only.
. Even in the absence of initiation of “investigation”, as understood under the Scheme of Section 154/155/156/157 of the CrPC, the Maharashtra Police has “recorded 56 statements”, which have no backing in law.
. Nothing on record to suggest that either any reference is made by the Maharashtra Police to the Executive Magistrate, as mandated under Section 174(1) or there being any inquest as mandated.
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