(Clearwisdom.net) (Correspondent from Chengdu City) Ms. Zhang Yuanru and Ms. Zhang Yuanzhen are sisters from Pi County, Chengdu City in Sichuan Province. At 10:00 p.m., on August 31, 2009, they were arrested by officers from the Hongguang Town Police Station and brutally beaten.

Both practitioners were kicked with heavy leather shoes, whipped with leather straps, beaten with electric batons, and savagely pinched. In less than 24 hours, their entire bodies were covered in bruises and turned black and blue.

Ms. Zhang Yuanzhen, in her fifties, was repeatedly struck in the face, causing the left side of her face to turn black and blue. She also experienced intermittent hearing loss, before being released the following day.

Ms. Zhang Yuanru, 66, was handcuffed to an iron chair and beaten by officer Su Bo, who exclaimed, "My name is Su Bo and I like hitting you. I am not scared if try to sue me!"

Ms. Zhang Yuanru was later taken to the Pi County Detention Center, where guards extorted 1,500 yuan from her.

On the afternoon of September 2, 2009, Ms. Zhang Yuanzhen and her family members went to the Chengdu City Police Department and demanded her immediate release and punishment for Su Bo. The family members were told to talk to the agents from the Pi County Department to solve the issue.