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( Mr. Wang Weizhen, former senior engineer of the Xi'an Aircraft Manufacturing Company, was illegally arrested by the police of Hu County, Xi'an City on September 1, 2002. Five days later he was beaten to death. During the same time period his wife, Mrs. Ma Jie, was tortured by police, who hung her off the floor and brutally beat her. She was forcefully brainwashed, illegally detained to a forced labor camp, and officially confined to house detention. In March 2004, Ma Jie was illegally arrested by officers of the 610 Office, and sentenced to a two-year term at the Xi'an Female Forced Labor Camp, where she remains to this day.

Mr. Wang Weizhen refused to give up the practice of Falun Dafa. As a result, he had no choice but to become homeless and destitute in order to escape persecution. In May 2002 he was living in the Residential Area of the Latex Plant in Xianyang City, Shaanxi Province. On September 1, 2002 he was illegally arrested with his wife and sent to the Hu County Police Station by Liu Zhijin, Head of the 610 Office at Hu County, along with six local police officers. According to an insider, Wang Weizhen and Ma Jie were detained separately in adjacent rooms at the Hu County Police Station, where Wang was brutally beaten, cruelly tortured and interrogated. Afterwards, he was apparently sent to either a rest home in Yuxia Town or the Lajiatan Detention Center in Hu County. On September 6, 2002, he was tortured to death. He was 57 years old.

Mr. Wang was beaten to death by police officers led by Liu Zhijin, and then his body was thrown from a tall building. Several Falun Gong practitioners witnessed the event, and shouted loudly, "Look! The police are killing people!" In order to deceive the public, the officers lied, claiming that Mr. Wang committed suicide by jumping from the building. At the same time, they transferred the remaining Falun Gong practitioners they were unlawfully detaining to other places.

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