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The villagers reached the spot on hearing the scream of the victim, caught hold of the accused and beat him up.
A woman in the ad says that "white Democrats will be lynching black folk again."
One of the victims, reportedly shot 12-year-old Sumit on his hand, who was attending a religious ceremony, with a country-made pistol.
As per the videos of the horrific incident, which went viral, one of the victims apparently tried to speak to a six-year-old girl which led to suspicion that they were child-lifters.
The witnesses in the lynching case, including Khan's two sons, had alleged Saturday they were fired upon by unidentified men while they were on the way to appear in a court in Behror town.
According to the circular, criminal cases will be booked against those who disseminate ‘irresponsible and explosive’ messages having content which is likely to incite mob violence and lynching.
Irshad and other key witnesses of the 2017 lynching case were on their way to a court in Behrod for a hearing, when unidentified assailants opened fire at their car.
Lynch Nation, the trailer of which went online Monday, is a collection of testimonies from those who survived mob fury and the families of those who didn't.
Five persons were arrested for lynching a 15-year-old boy for allegedly stealing a mobile phone and money, on Monday.
The apex court took note of the fact that eight states including Mizoram, Telangana, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh and Delhi are yet to file reports indicating the compliance of its July 17 verdict.
The incident took place at Harigadh village in Danta teshil on Saturday night, following which six persons were arrested Sunday, said sub-inspector B K Goswami.
The decision was taken in a historic Cabinet meeting held for the first time at Jiribam District Headquarters today.
A civil official, who did not wish to be named, said the peace rally was the first of its kind in the state.
The purported video of the incident, which went viral on social media, showed that the four police personnel were present at the spot when the victim was alive and lying unattended.
The BSP chief also said that instances of mob lynching in the name of cow protection were a blot on democracy.