Police from Mencun Town Police Station in Pingdu City, Shandong Province, Harassed and Arrested Many Falun Gong Practitioners
(Clearwisdom.net) [Note: The following is a shortened version of a longer and more detailed article that appeared on the Minghui.org website (Chinese version of Clearwisdom.net).]
On September 18, 2007, Dai Yugang, the head of the Pingdu City 610 Office in Shandong Province, and police from the Mencun Town Police Station in Pingdu City illegally arrested practitioner Ms. Liu Xiufang. They also ransacked her home.
In the fall of 2005, Ms. Feng Yuping was arrested at a market and taken to the Pingdu City 610 Office for brainwashing. Without any criminal evidence, she was admitted to the Zibo City Forced Labor Camp in Shandong Province for one and a half years. Ms. Feng Yuping's mind has become dazed due to the torture.
Also in the fall of 2005, police from Mencun Town Police Station and the staff from the Pingdu City 610 Office arrested Ms. Guo Huisheng. She was tortured at the Pingdu City 610 Office for two months. Her family had several thousand yuan extorted from them in exchange for her release.
Since 2004, seven practitioners have been persecuted by the police from the Mencun Town Police Station and the staff of the Pingdu City 610 Office. The authorities extorted money from all the families, and some were forced to pay over ten thousand yuan. In addition to the above mentioned cases, Mr. Liu Xuezheng was taken to a forced labor camp and Ms. Shao Meiping was tortured by the 610 Office. Several other practitioners were harassed by Mencun Town Police Station officers.