Jigna Vora, the crime reporter arrested in connection with the J Dey murder case and who is currently lodged in the Byculla women’s jail, has been staying aloof in prison.
Vora, who was remanded in judicial custody last week is spending time by herself. She follows jail rules by the book but has chosen to mind her own business by not interacting with any of the inmates, jail authorities said. “It has just been a few days since Vora has been lodged at Byculla jail and I have not heard a single complaint from the jail guards or other inmates. If she was throwing tantrums, I would have been informed about it,” said R Dhamne, who currently holds charge of inspector general (prisons).
A jail source said Vora refused to interact with the jail guards either. “She keeps herself buried in newspapers throughout the day. She reads almost all newspapers, probably to keep close tabs on what is being written about her. The only person we have seen her interacting with properly is her advocate,” the source said. “Inmates who want to read newspapers can have access to it,” Dhamne said.