On May 13, 2003, Mr. Wang Rucheng was arrested by police for practicing Falun Gong. During the night, police took away Wang Rucheng's keys and opened all locks of his home and robbed any cash they could find. Finally his release was obtained with a payment of 10,000 yuan to the corrupt authorities.

On October 19, 2003, Wang Rucheng was arrested again. Despite his father's illness, the police put the son into Changyi detention center.

Police often went to harass the family, and his father Mr. Wang Youling passed away on October 30, 2003.

In the detention center, Wang Rucheng was informed that his father had died. But the head of 610 office Chen Xiaodong didn't release him until he extorted an additional 4,000 yuan from the family.

Mr. Wang Rucheng was very sad about his father's death. A total of 30,000 yuan had been extorted from the family. Living in depression, his old disease relapsed, and he died on December 16, 2004 too.