Practitioner Ms. Jing Biqing, 57, was from Jianxing Township, Nanbu County, Sichuan Province. After she started practicing Falun Gong in 1996, her rheumatism, heart disease and nephritis were healed. On December 24, 2000, her home was illegally searched. She was abducted to the county detention center and was held there for over 20 days. She was released only after she paid a fine of 8000 yuan. Afterwards, she was constantly harassed by the local authorities. She passed away on January 22, 2003.