According to the sources, there are two prison wards at the Vavuniya prison. 30 political prisoners detained at the down floor and other 190 prisoners detained at the upper floor.
Group of prisoners detained at the down floor collects Rs.10,000/- to Rs.50,000/- money from new prisoners.
Prisoners from Mannar,Nochchikulam,Chavakatchcheri and from Mannar Panrayan kulam engage in such illegal activities.
In the recent past 7 prisoners from Mannar district were attacked at the prison compound and among them 3 were in critical condition. Prison officials were also responsible for such activities.