Hafiz Saeed, chief of Jamaat-ud-Dawaa (JUD), an Islamic charity linked to outlawed militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), was among one of the top trends on Twitter in Pakistan last night.
Social media users in Pakistan showered praise on him and within hours, #IAmHafizSaeed listed among the top trends on the social networking site.
The JuD’s chief supporters, in a series of tweets, praised and lauded his efforts and works that he is doing in Pakistan.
“#IAmHafizSaeed yes a great man, great humanitarian, may live long #IAmHafizSaeed,” said one of the tweets.
“The man who declared Suicide attacks HARAM, and vowed to protect minorities #IAmHafizSaeed,” said another.
“#HafizSaeed is a name of Charity, not Terrorism,” tweeted one of Saeed’s followers.
“Hafiz Saeed & Pak Army both on same page nd fighting for same cause. Hafiz Saeed is jst like an Army Official without uniform #IAmHafizSaeed,” said one of the tweets.
“#IAmHafizSaeed Because #HafizSaeed Always Teach Lesson Of Humanity And Help,” said another user.
“Well if IAmModi can be trending in India then why not #IAmHafizSaeed,” said one of the users.
“The man who made water Wells for Hindus in Tharparkar #IAmHafizSaeed,” said another.