Chinese Public Security Bureau officials arrest believers in several police actions
Four people from the Arong Qi Security and Religious Affairs Bureau have detained two house church ministers
By Michael Ireland
Chief Correspondent, ASSIST News Service
05/06/08 China (ANS) — Four people from the Arong Qi Security and Religious Affairs Bureau have detained two house church ministers Sun Chuan Min (27 years-old, from Gan He town, Inner Mongolia) and Sun Shi Ying (24 years-old, from Liu He village). Both were taken to the local police station at 7 o’clock on May 1, 2008.
According to China Aid Association, security officials also confiscated a video camera, books, a washing machine, comforters, and food supplies belonging to the Daqing Church. All of the aforementioned items were taken without proper and legal documentation.
CAA says that on May 4, 66 year-old Guo Jingtian, pastor of Arong Zhen Ge Er church of Yadong town, Inner Mongolia, was summoned to the Local Security Bureau and charged with holding an “illegal religious meeting.” Security officials have sealed the church and prohibited the building to be used for meetings.