Concise News understands that the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Catherine Anene, said on Sunday in Makurdi, Benue State, that the deceased was shot by unknown gunmen in Gboko at about 10 pm on Saturday.
The PPRO said that the incident was reported on Sunday.
Anene revealed that investigation into the matter is ongoing and appealed to the public with useful information that would lead to the apprehension of the criminals to volunteer it.
The Online news media learned that the late Torkuma was the first son of his father.
The Benue PDP, while reacting to the killing, in a statement by its Publicity Secretary, Bemgba Iortyom, condemned the act and called on the police to bring the perpetrators to book.