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16 Oxens Found Dead in Abandoned Truck in Delhi's Vasant Kunj Area

Police suspect that the accused were transporting the cattle to another location and found that the oxens had died in transit.

Souvik Mitra | CNN-News18

Updated:August 5, 2018, 10:06 PM IST
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16 Oxens Found Dead in Abandoned Truck in Delhi's Vasant Kunj Area
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New Delhi: Locals living near National Highway 8 in Delhi’s Vasant Kunj area woke up to see 16 oxens lying dead in parked truck on Sunday morning.

Deputy Commissioner of Police, South-west district, said a case under Section 429 (mischief by killing or maiming cattle) of IPC has been registered at the Vasant Kunj (South) police station.

A police team was formed to nab the truck driver and occupants of a car. The suspects are absconding.

Police suspect that the accused were transporting the cattle to another location and found that the oxens had died in transit. They group abandoned the car and the truck at the location and fled.

The truck has been seized and police is still in the process of tracking its owner.

The dead oxens have been sent to the veterinary hospital in South Delhi's Masoodpur for post mortem.

Further probe in the matter is on.
| Edited by: Sanchari Chatterjee
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