Police has stepped up the hunt for thugs who beat a local musician to death.
Little known singer Beenie Venture died of wounds and over bleeding after he was attacked by thugs during the Radio Simba Ekigunda Kyo Mwaka,a musical fete sponsored by giant telecommunications network MTN Uganda.
The singer was laid to rest yesterday at his ancestral home in Kyenjojo district in western Uganda.
Music experts believed Beenie had finally matured and was set to rule the local music industry. He had just released a new album.
Police has interrogated a handful of people as they mount a search for the culprits.