#CapitalPunishment

25 March.Jarratt, VA, USA
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed the bill outlawing capital punishment on Wednesday. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Virginia became the first southern US state to abolish the practice 
  • The governor called it "the moral thing to do"
  • The bill was signed in the Greensville Correctional Center

Victims had allegedly consumed spurious alcohol manufactured and sold by the accused and his associates. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • A total of 21 people had died in the alcohol poisoning tragedy in Bihar's Gopalganj
  • Four women have been sentenced to life imprisonment
  • Last year, the ED had filed a charge sheet against a group of people linked with a liquor mafia