Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences, The University of Tokyo
Journal of Mathematical Sciences, The University of Tokyo. Vol. 4 (1997), No. 2, Page 403-415
We study the image of the reduction of the specialized Jones representation of the Teichmuller modular group $Γ$ of genus 2. As a result, we give a family of normal subgroups of $Γ$ with finite unitary groups as quotients. We also show that they do not contain the Torelli subgroup of $Γ$.