Investigation against Trudeau demanded

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Ottawa

Canada’s opposition on Monday asked police to investigate Prime Minister Justin Trudeau after an ethics probe found he broke rules by arm-twisting his attorney general to settle a criminal case. Conservative leader Andrew Scheer’s renewed call for a probe into possible obstruction of justice, detailed in a letter to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), comes only two months before national elections. It follows independent parliamentary ethics commissioner Mario Dion´s rebuke of Trudeau over the breach—which the prime minister rejected—and the recent disclosure that federal police had earlier this year taken an interest in the case involving engineering giant SNC-Lavalin “Today, in light of both the ethics commissioner´s finding.