(Minghui.org) The homes of seven practitioners were ransacked on the same morning. Four practitioners were arrested but released that afternoon. According to insiders, the raid was because of the practitioners' support of four other local practitioners who were persecuted for distributing information about the persecution of Falun Gong.

Police Worry That Their Names Will Get Out

Ms. Bai Yuwen from Hebei Province heard noises on her roof around 7 a.m. on August 28, 2015. She saw a police officer up there, so she opened the door.

Liu Haixiang, Zhang Dehui, and about 13 officers then barged in. Liu said that he was from the 610 Office, and they proceeded to ransack the house.

They took Ms. Bai to the Xicheng Police Station, and several officers took turns interrogating her.

“One thing I don't understand,” one officer asked. “How do Falun Gong practitioners find out our personal information? They even know our relatives' addresses and phone numbers.”

“We publish these addresses so that you don't continue to persecute practitioners, which is wrong to do,” answered Ms. Bai.

15 Police Officers Refuse to Identify Themselves

Fifteen police officers broke into Mr. Liu Yonglu's home at 7:30 a.m. on August 28. They waved a paper they said was a search warrant and ransacked the house.

Mr. Liu reminded them that he had not committed any crime.

“You have a poster on your wall with the words 'Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is good. Falun Gong is good.'”

They tried to take Mr. Liu to the police station, but he resisted. When he asked for the officers' names, they refused to respond. They did not leave until almost 6 p.m.

4 Practitioners' Homes Ransacked the Same Day

Officers from the Nancheng Police Station in Sanhe City went to the tutoring class that Mr. Song Jianguo operated on August 28. They took him to his home, ransacked it, and confiscated Falun Gong books and DVDs.

Domestic security officers broke into Ms. Li Suling's home that same day. They confiscated a notebook computer, a printer, and Falun Gong books. They took Ms. Li to the Beicheng Police Station to interrogate her.

They also broke into and ransacked the homes of Ms. Tang Ruizheng in the Dongfang Community of Sancheng City and Mr. Kewei of Dongtao Village.

Police Break Into Dr. Zhou's Clinic

Dr. Zhou, 64, runs a clinic in the Yanjiao Developing District in Sanhe. He took a train to Zhuozhou to attend a friend's wedding on August 20, 2015. At the identification checkpoint in the train station, the police checked his background and found that he had been imprisoned for three years for practicing Falun Gong.

They took him to the Taoyuan Police Station and interrogated him. They then called the local 610 Office in his hometown.A few days later, about two dozen officers came to his clinic and ransacked it. However, Dr. Zhou was able to escape arrest.