According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup & Gilani Pakistan, 57% Pakistanis say that the government did wrong by arresting Hafiz Saeed.
A nationally representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces was asked, “Recently, Hafiz Saeed, the head of Falah Insaniat Foundation and Jamat ul Dawah was house arrested. Some people say that the government has done the right thing, while others say that the government did wrong. What is your opinion?” In response to this question, 39% said the government did the right thing, while 57% said the government did wrong. 4% did not wish to respond.