Updated: October 01, 2021 07:11 PM
Created: October 01, 2021 04:59 PM
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — A nursing home employee is facing charges of sex abuse and endangering the welfare of an incompetent person after police say he abused a resident with dementia.
Khadka Pradhan, 51, was working as a custodian at the Shore Winds Nursing Home when it happened early Wednesday morning in the resident's room.
The criminal complaint against Pradhan said the victim, a woman, was unable to consent.
Pradhan was arraigned on Thursday. He is being held on $10,000 cash bail, $50,000 bond or $100,000 secured bond.
The New York Attorney General's Office is prosecuting the case.
The Shore Winds said Pradhan was immediately suspended without pay and barred from the facility, and will remain as such pending the outcome of the investigation.
It also sent News10NBC the following statement:
"The Shore Winds Nursing Home is fully cooperating and supporting local authorities regarding an alleged incident. This is an active investigation in the preliminary discovery phase. As such, we are unable to comment further at this time."
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