06/04/2015 20:39 EDT | Updated 06/04/2016 01:12 EDT

NewsAlert: Senator Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu leaves Tory caucus over RCMP probe.

OTTAWA - Senator Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu is leaving the Conservative caucus and will sit as an independent.He released a statement Thursday evening saying he made the decision voluntarily after learning he will be the subject of an RCMP investigation.More to come.