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