The home minister also informed that the mandatory quarantine period of Wadhwan family ends today and the CBI or ED can take them into custody.
A man in the video says he 'will do the work of clearing out Shaheen Bagh even without the help of authorities'.
The women say they were threatened by a mob after they put up a protest banner outside their balcony during Amit Shah’s visit to Lajpat Nagar.
“Lynching itself is a western construct and one shouldn’t use it in the Indian context to defame the country,” Mohan Bhagwat said.
Police said five persons had been detained for questioning in connection with the incident, but no arrests have been made.
A group of 49 eminent personalities, including filmmakers, authors and actors, wrote to PM Modi, expressing concern over the recent instances of mob violence and lynching in the country.
“They were beaten to death by the villagers in a fit of rage,” the police told ANI.
The civil society group hopes the 24x7 line will help prevent lynching and also provide legal assistance to victims of mob attacks.
“We couldn’t write about our experiences during the war, and now we can’t write about our experiences during the peace.”
A video of the assault circulated on social media shows the man being thrashed by the mob.