Officers in Sichuan Province Falsified Evidence Against Five Elderly Ladies
(Minghui.org) Officials from the Huili County Police Department's Domestic Security Division, Sichuan Province, falsified evidence against five elderly Falun Gong practitioners. They are in the process of submitting the documents to the procuratorate for prosecution.
The five practitioners are Ms. Luo Jiping, Ma Lingxian, Dong Xiuqiong, Shen Jiafeng, and Zheng Qiong. They were arrested by police from the Yundian Township Police Station on January 30, 2016, for distributing Falun Gong informational materials. Since then, they have been detained in the Huili County Detention Center and Huili County Lockup Center.
Summaries of the Practitioners
Ms. Ma Lingxian, 63, a retired teacher, was unlawfully interrogated by the police twice, fined three times, and illegally detained three times. Her home has been ransacked seven times. She has been detained in a forced labor camp twice, with one time for over 40 days in January 2007, but she was released on medical parole. Her salary was withheld and her eligibility for a salary increase was twice voided. Officials frequently harass her.
Ms. Dong Xiuqiong, 65, has been harassed by police frequently for telling people the facts about Falun Gong.
Ms. Luo Jiping, 70, a retiree from the Huili County Hospital has been held in detention centers and forced labor camps many times. Her retirement pension was withheld for almost seven-and-a-half years.
Ms. Shen Jiafeng, 59, was hospitalized three times while in detention over the past six months.
Ms. Zheng Qiong, 60, a retiree from the Huili First High School, has been harassed, arrested, and detained many times. She was held in a forced labor camp for 15 months in 2008.