(Clearwisdom.net) Note: The following is a shortened version of a longer and more detailed article that appeared on the minghui.ca website (Chinese version of Clearwisdom.net).

Agents from the Mingshan County Police Department have persecuted Falun Dafa practitioners for the past several years. Below are several examples.

Ms. Yang Qiongfang went to Beijing to appeal in 2000. She was picked up and taken back by the Mingshan police, who extorted money from her. She was sentenced to two years in prison in 2004 for explaining the facts and had several thousand Yuan extorted from her.

The Mingshan police interrogated Mr. Gao Xianxiao, Ms. Hu Rong, Ms. Wu Xueyu and others.

Hu Rong was sentenced to one-and-a-half years in prison, and Wu Xueyu was sentenced to two years in prison. They were taken to the Nanmusi Women's Labor Camp in Zizhong City.

Mingshan police arrested Ms. Song Wenfen and Ms. Wang Longying on October 7, 2004. They ransacked the practitioners' homes and extorted money from them.

Song Yuanfen was arrested again on February 26, 2005. She was sentenced to 21 months in prison, following a one-month detention.

Mingshan police detained Mr. Li Chaoqing for 14 days in 2000 and extorted 190 Yuan from him.

Li Chaoqing was arrested again and detained for 21 days in November 2001. The police extorted 210 Yuan "life-related fees" from him. He was detained at the same police department for five days in August 2002 and was extorted 500 Yuan.

Li Chaoqing was detained at the Mingshan Police Department for 28 days in 2005. Ms. Yang Mingyu and Chang clarified the truth in 2003. They were arrested in Yaancaoba and sentence to 18 months in prison. They were sent to the Mingshan Detention Center from the Yaancaoba Detention Center.

Ms. Yang Chaoxia and Ms. Huang Chaoyun were detained for six hours on January 4, 2005 for clarifying the truth. They were again arrested on April 8, 2005 and held for four days and were each "fined" 150 Yuan.

Mingshan police arrested Ms. Lu Guangxin and interrogated her several times between February and March 2004. They also repeatedly harassed her at home.

Mingshan police ransacked Mr. Chen Yonghe's home and took Dafa books in 2006. They also interrogated him. Mingshan police and officers from the Yaan Police Department ransacked his home again on July 13, 2006 and took some Dafa books and materials. They took Chen Yonghe to a Yaan Detention Center and held him there for one month.

Mingshan police body-searched Mr. Wang Guobing in 2006 and detained him for seven days.

Mingshan police arrested Mr. Song Hongliang and Mr. Song Fugang on September 30, 2001 and detained them for 12 days. They extorted 3,800 Yuan from the practitioners.

Li Mingshu, Zhang Fabing and Gou Yongqiong from the Mingshan Police Department have persecuted Dafa practitioners over the past eight years. Xie Guidong, Wang Yong and Gao Run ransacked practitioners' homes, harassed and detained them, and sentenced them to prison.