Michigan Psychiatrist Hanumaiah Bandla Accused of Failing to Report Abuse at Mental Health Facility

July 11, 2018

Livonia, MI - Staff psychiatrist Hanumaiah Bandla is accused of failing to report abuse at the mental health facility where he worked. Bandla is amongnst six employees of a mental health facility in Livonia facing charges in connection with the alleged abuse and cover-up of injuries suffered by patients.
The facility is operated by Hegira Programs. Charges facing those accused in the case include assault with intent to do great bodily harm by strangulation; third-degree vulnerable adult abuse; failure to report abuse of a mental health recipient; and assault and battery of a vulnerable adult, said Hegira Programs CEO in a statement.
Hegira also stated: The individuals in question were terminated as soon as we learned of the incidents in question, and we are fully cooperating with police as their investigation progresses.
Gus Burns, "Employees accused of abusing of psychiatric patients in Livonia," Michigan Live, 11 July 2018, https://www.mlive.com/news/detroit/index.ssf/2018/07/employees_charged_in_connectio.html


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