(Clearwisdom.net) On March 17 and 18, 2009, at least 14 practitioners were arrested by officials from the 610 Offices of Taoxu, Mengyin, Duozhuang, and other towns in Mengyin County, Shandong Province, during a large scale operation.
According to reports, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) held a meeting in Jinan, where a quota for the arrest of practitioners was determined for each town. The 610 Office in Mengyin County organized its operation during a meeting on March 17, 2009.
The following practitioners were persecuted:
On March 17, 2009, the homes of several practitioners in Duozhuang were searched. Ma Yuliang, head official of the 610 Office, arrested Ms. Sheng Yuhua and confiscated her DVD player, recorders, and other items.
On March 17, 2009, Ms. Liu Guimei from Tiecheng Village in Mengyin County was arrested, and her home was searched. Mengyin High School teachers Ms. Lou Shuying and Mr. Cui Hongde were also arrested.
On March 18, 2009, police officers from the 610 Offices of towns within Mengyin County conducted a joint raid on practitioners' homes. Any "evidence" found led to the arrest of a practitioner.
Ms. Kan Jinzhi, an employee at the Mengyin Cotton Manufacturing Factory was arrested on her way to work, but she escaped. Her boss, Ms. Liu Lirong, was arrested the same day.
Ms. Sun Zhaoying, a credit union worker living in the Diecuixiao District of Mengyin County, was arrested on March 18, 2009. According to her neighbors, a 610 Office policeman broke a window and entered her house because she refused to open her door.
Additional practitioners arrested:
Ms. Liu Duanai, a teacher at the Mengyin Experimental High School
Ms. Feng Yanxin, who was staying in the Family Member Courtyard of the Foreign Trade Control Bureau
Ms. Zhang, Taibaozhuang Village in Mengyin City
Ms. Gao Kelan, Liujiayu in Mengyin City
Ms. Cao Changfang, Nanzhuyuan in Mengyin City.
Mr. Cui Hongde, Zhentanjiazhaozi in Mengyin City
Mr. Song Shuping, Hu Lupo Village in Liancheng Township
Mr. Song Zengrong, Libeishan Village in Liancheng Township
Authorities and associated agencies:
Peng Bo, Party secretary, county Party committee member, County Politics and Law Committee: 86-539-4273690 (Office), 86-13583997936 (Cell)
Wang Delu, deputy secretary, County Politics and Law Committee: 86-539-4271456 (Office), 86-13953954910 (Cell)
Zhang Yuanxue, head, County Public Security Bureau: 86-539-4818801, 86-13705397128 (Cell), 86-539-4818901
Li Baoyuan, director, County 610 Office: 86-539-4811681, 86-13953958936 (Cell)
Sun Shuai, deputy director, 610 Office: 86-539-4811681, 86-13173095056 (Cell)
Zhang Yong, captain, State Security Brigade: 86-13953906866(Cell), (a leader in persecuting Dafa practitioners)
Liu Heyan, deputy captain, State Security Brigade: 86-13954993678 (Cell)