(Minghui.org) Seven residents in Benxi City, Liaoning Province, were arrested on October 15, 2020, for their faith in Falun Gong, a mind-body discipline that has been persecuted by the Chinese communist regime since 1999.

Mr. Wu Chengjun and his wife Ms. Xiao Na were arrested around 7 a.m. by over 20 officers and community staffers. The officers ransacked the couple’s home and confiscated more than 20 Falun Gong books, several printers, a computer, and Falun Gong materials.

The other practitioners who were arrested were Ms. Wang Baozhi, Ms. Li Xiaoxia, Ms. Zhang Guirong, Ms. Liu Yiling, and Mr. Li Pengfei.

Ms. Wang had her computer and other personal belongings confiscated.

Ms. Li was arrested by officers who came in four police cars. Many of her personal items were also confiscated.

More details about the arrests are being investigated.