Notably, no one, not even the woman in the video complained to police until Thursday. He had allegedly threatened that she would meet the same fate if she did not marry him. The arrest came hours after Home Minister Rajnath Singh asked Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik to take necessary action in the case. According to media reports, police in West Delhi had registered an FIR against Tomar when a woman filed a complaint after watching the video. The blows keep coming, on the woman's stomach, back and head, and he also pulls her hair.
The woman alleged that the accused started beating her when she told him that she will file a complaint with the police, he said.
The Delhi man seen slapping and kicking a woman after knocking her to the ground in a video that has gone viral on social media.
Meanwhile, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal who is presently in Seoul, accused the BJP governments at the centre and in Haryana of "failing to handle law and order", following the the incident in Delhi and a gang-rape of a 19-year-old girl in Mahendargarh district in the neighbouring state.
Earlier, Home Minister Rajnath Singh tweeted that a video where a youth is seen severely beating a woman has come to his notice. Delhi police has registered.The person, shooting the video was Tomar's friend who also tried to dissuade him.
"He threatened her by saying that if she doesn't do as he says, he'll beat her up the same way as he is beating the woman in the video", a police officer cited by The Hindu said. On September 2 at around 3 pm, Rohit got hold of the girl in the BPO where they both work.
It noted that the victim and her family were receiving threats to withdraw the case. When contacted by ThePrint, Ali said he took this video for his own safety.