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Last February a 64 year old patient from a nursing home in the Bronx, NY, was allegedly raped by a a nurse. The victim suffered from dementia and couldn’t speak because of a previous stroke. The abuse happened at the Manhattan Healthcare Center in Marble Hill in the Bronx, NYC. The nurse, 42 year old Nanic Aidasani, was caught in the act by an aid who walked into the room of the patient and found him on the top of the victim.

The family of the woman was back in the courtroom yesterday after the case had already been adjourned five times. They were extremely disappointed to hear that their case had to be adjourned for the sixth time as the lawyer for the alleged rapist is now calling for a psychological evaluation of the nurse. Among the people who came to support the family was NY State Senator Ruben Diaz. The Senator and the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization held a prayer vigil to support the family and friends of the victim.

Read more in the NY Daily News