UN peacekeeper accused of abusing teen in South Sudan


United Nations (UN) peacekeepers

JOHANNESBURG - The United Nations says a Nepalese peacekeeper in the South Sudan town of Aweil has been accused of inappropriately touching a teenage girl in exchange for money.

The allegation comes two months after 46 Ghanaian peacekeepers were recalled when some members allegedly paid local women living in a protection camp in the town of Wau for sex, AP reported on Wednesday.

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