Islamabad: According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 45% Pakistanis say they would inform the police if they saw an individual involved in an illegal act that would harm the country.
A nationally representative sample of adult men and women, from across the four provinces was asked, “If you see an individual involved in an illegal act that is harming the country and society, what would you do?” In response, 45% said they will inform the police, 30% said they would personally ask him/her to stop whereas 25% said they would remain silent on the matter.
The study was released by Gilani Foundation and carried out by Gallup Pakistan, the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International. The recent survey was carried out among a sample of 2548 men in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during Apr 21, 2014 – Apr 28, 2014. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.