Chuzhou, Anhui(China Aid)— The pastor of a house church in China’s eastern Anhui province spoke with China Aid on Tuesday following a 15-day administrative detention.
Lü Jiangyang of Quiotou House Church in Anhui province was taken by authorities on Sept. 20 and released Monday. He told China Aid’s reporter Qiao Nong that the public security bureau indicated that he engaged in cult activities but that his penalty notice made no mention of cults. Lü also said that authorities checked his bank account and said that he was in contact with overseas organizations.
“During my detention,” Lü said, “They said that in 2010, the church had a 30,000 Yuan (U.S. $4,700) bank loan that it did not pay off. They detained me for this reason, but after they took me, they didn’t find any evidence. So, instead, they framed it to say I was in a cult.”
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