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15 oxen found dead in abandoned container in southwest Delhi

PTI | Updated on: 05 Aug 2018, 10:38:05 PM
15 oxen found dead in abandoned container in southwest Delhi (Representational image : PTI)

New Delhi:

Fifteen oxen were found dead inside an abandoned container in southwest Delhi’s Vasant Kunj area, police said on Sunday.

On Saturday, the police were informed about a container parked on the National Highway 8 near Link Road, which was emanating a foul smell, they said.

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When it was checked, the bodies of 15 oxen were found, police said. 

A case has been registered and the bodies have been sent to a veterinary hospital in Masoodpur for postmortem examination.

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Police are on the lookout for the driver of the container who abandoned it and fled.

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First Published : 05 Aug 2018, 10:35:32 PM

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