New Delhi: A panel of doctors on Monday told
the Delhi High Court that a former RAW woman official, who had
partially stripped inside the courtroom, was not suffering
from any serious psychitraic ailments.
Nisha Priya Bhatia, during her stay at the Institute
of Human Behaviours and Allied Sciences (IHBAS) here, showed
normal behaviour and no evidence was found that she suffered
from any serious mental problem.
The doctors, in the report, however, said she was
suffering from "Litigious Paranoia", a form of paranoia in
which one is inclined to initiate lawsuits.
The persons, suffering from litigious paranoia, are
advised not to marry and avoid paintings and drawings.
They also said it seemed that there was something
wrong with her thought process as she was more inclined to
Justice Ajit Bharihoke also issued a notice to Bhatia
for her appearance in the court on March 28.
Bhatia, in her 40s, who had also attempted suicide in
front of the PMO two years back, had created a ruckus in the
open courtroom after the hearing on her petition against some
judicial officers was adjourned.
She stripped inside the courtroom, which prompted the
judge to order her to be taken for a mental check-up. The
doctors were also asked to file a report on her health.
Terming the act as "highly deplorable", Justice Ajit
Bharihoke had said that it gave an impression that she was not
The former official, who had once headed the training
cell of the Research and Analysis Wing, filed a petition
against the lower court judges alleging that they attempted to
help Ashok Chaturvedi, her boss and former Secretary of RAW.
She had accused Chaturvedi of sexual harassment. She
accused him of calling her into his office at odd times and
passing lewd remarks, a charge denied by Chaturvedi.