Five Falun Dafa Practitioners from Xiangtan City, Hunan Province, Arrested; Their Whereabouts Unknown
(Clearwisdom.net) At around 6:30 p.m. on April 27, 2007, three policemen from the Jiangbin Police Station in Xiangtan City went to the house of Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Cao Lijiao, who worked in the Jiangbin Machinery Factory in Xiangtan City. Without any reason, they cuffed Ms. Cao and illegally detained her. Moreover, they did not tell her family where she was detained and did not allow them to visit her. Ms. Cao Lijiao's whereabouts are still unknown.
On April 26, 2007, Falun Dafa practitioners Ms. Shen Guilian (over 50 years old) and Ms. Li Tiejun (over 60 years old), who both worked the Jiangbin Machinery Factory in Xiangtan City, went to Zhuzhou City to clarify the truth about Falun Dafa and persuade people to quit the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and its affiliated organizations. According to a report done by the Jiangbin Police Station of Xiangtan City, they have been arrested by police from a station in Zhuzhou City. It is unclear where they are detained.
At around 5:30 p.m. on April 25, 2007, veteran Falun Dafa practitioners Ms. Li and Ms. Zhou Kaiyi were arrested by police officers from the Hekouzi Police Station while they were clarifying the truth about Falun Dafa in Hekou Town, Xiangtan County. Later, after the police found Ms. Li's home phone number, her family was informed that she had been arrested. It is not clear where the two practitioners are detained.
Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Cao Lijiao, 36, lives at #401, Unit 1, the 28th Building, in the dormitory compound of the Jiangbin Machinery Factory. She worked as a technician in the large workshop. Amidst the persecution she was dismissed from her position and became a custodian. In August 2005, she was harassed many times by police officer Dai Xinqun (male) from the Jiangbin Police Station. She was forcefully sent to a brainwashing class and unjustly detained for 15 days. On the night of January 22, 2006, Ms. Cao was arrested by police officers Wang Dan (gender unknown), and Liu Ziping (gender unknown) from the Hetang Police Station in Xiangtan City. After being detained for one month, they were transferred to the Baimalong Labor Camp in Zhuzhou City on February 20, 2006. They were sentenced to one year of imprisonment.
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April 30, 2007