Speaking in the Lok Sabha, Singh said, "We are concerned about the issue and looking into the matter. It is condemnable."
Singh's statement comes a day after the Centre set up a high-level committee headed by Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba to stop the menace. The committee will submit its recommendations to the government within four weeks.
Earlier, in a statement, the Centre had said that it is committed to uphold the rule of law and adopt effective measures.
The incidents of mob lynching have been on a rise in the country. As per the Ministry of Home Affairs data, 45 people were killed in 40 different cases across nine states between 2014 and 3 March, 2018.
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