HYDERABAD: The Pakistan Peoples Party Workers (PPP-W) leaders, a breakaway faction of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), on Thursday alleged that PPP has established markets where votes were being bought at Rs 10,000 per vote.Reportedly, the leaders including Naheed Khan, the joint candidate of PPP-W and Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA) for NA-225, and Safdar Abbasi, candidate for PS-15 (Larkana) addressed a press conference at a local press club in Hyderabad. They claimed that many villagers of NA-225, constituency of Hyderabad-I, were being persecuted and pressurised to vote for PPP candidates while several were arrested for refusing to do so. Naheed Khan, an old companion of Benazir Bhutto, told the media that the station house officer of Mori Mangar police station has been working as the frontman of PPP in Hyderabad Taluka (rural).“Pakistan is not ‘Waderas’ territory,” she said while urging the people of Hyderabad to vote for her, and help her defeat PPP as it would imply end of poverty, hunger and diseases. Later, she appealed to the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP), the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and the Chief of Army Staff (CAS) for helping her. Meanwhile, the Sindh Peoples Youth Organisation chairman Ali Gohar Shah announced to fully support Naheed Khan and Safdar Abbasi during their election campaigns. Published in Daily Times, July 20th 2018.