India, Oct. 1 -- Canada's elections ombudsman is conducting an investigation into allegations that a newly elected Indo-Canadian MP from the province of Alberta removed his opponent's campaign material from a constituent's premises, contravening the country's poll-related laws.

The Commissioner of Canada Elections (CCE) has commenced its probe of the actions of Liberal Party MP Harnirjodh Chahal who defeated the incumbent Jag Sahota in the national elections on September 20 from the riding (as constituencies are called in Canada) of Calgary Skyview.

Meanwhile, the news outlet CTV News reported that Jag Sahota has retained a law firm to file a motion before a court to annul the results of the election. That is likely to be moved next wee...