Those who are inside the laogai want to get out of it. And those who are outside of it would never want to get in. But the 25 years old Yan is different.
A former inmate, Yan must have fallen into a deep depression, I guess.
Because one day he dialled 110 and told the police he put a bomb in a popular Chengdu market. To be really sure they would come and get him he called them twice. Then he waited for the cops to come and arrest him.
So they did, and Yan was charged with the crime of spreading false information. The thing is, he never put any bomb in the market. He just wanted to go back to prison. This unbelievable story can be read here.