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2 Pakistani UN Police Officers Under Investigation in Connection with Haiti Sex Probe

Two Pakistani policemen serving as U.N. peacekeepers in Haiti are under investigation on allegations they were involved in prostitution.

A U.N. spokesman says the probe began after a local woman alleged the peacekeepers raped her in the city of Gonaives. But officials say the woman later acknowledged being paid for sex.

The United Nations says the peacekeepers will face disciplinary action, including repatriation and suspension from duty, if the charges are substantiated by further investigation. U.N. regulations forbid solicitation.

The probe comes shortly after the United Nations reported abuse of women and girls by U.N. peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo.